Suspect wanted in attempted robbery in Hunting Park

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Philadelphia police are looking for a man who robbed a fast food restaurant in the city's Hunting Park section Tuesday afternoon.
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HUNTING PARK (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are looking for a man who robbed a fast food restaurant in the city's Hunting Park section Tuesday afternoon.

It happened just after 1 p.m. at Popeye's Chicken located on the 4200 block of North Broad Street

Police say a 30 year-old female employee was behind the counter when the suspect approached.

He has his hand in his pocket to simulate a gun and demanded money.

The clerk refused his demands and the robber fled the restaurant empty handed.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 30-50 years-old, 5'7" tall with a thin build and salt and pepper hair. He was wearing a black jacket, light gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, tan boots.

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