Suspect wanted in South Philadelphia grocery store robbery

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a grocery store at knife point in South Philadelphia.

It happened on February 23 at the K&W Grocery Store located on the 2600 block of South 10th Street.

The male suspect was caught on surveillance entering the store at 1:30 p.m. with a gray mask covering his face.

He pointed a knife at the clerk behind the counter and demanded money and cigarettes.

The robber then fled east on West Shunk Street from 10th Street.

Police describe the suspect as a white male with a stocky build. He was wearing a gray mask, grey gloves, a black jacket and dark colored pants.

Anyone with information should call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

Tips will remain confidential.
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