Armed suspect steals cash, cigarettes from Juniata Park mini market

JUNIATA PARK (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are looking for an armed robber who targeted a mini market in the city's Juniata section.

The incident happened Wednesday night around 7 p.m. inside the Amber Mini Market on the 4200 block of Nielson Street.

Surveillance video shows the suspect walk in and immediately point a handgun at the employee behind the counter.

After the employee ran safely to the back of the store, the suspect then went behind the counter himself and grabbed $300 cash along with several packs of cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call East Detectives at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

All tips will remain anonymous.
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