Police: Man fails to break into ATM, still steals $7K

SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for the man who robbed a Southwest Philadelphia minimart.

Authorities released video Thursday of the crime from inside the Estevez Mini Market on South 54th Street.

They say someone broke in through an air vent last month and tried to use a power tool to get into the ATM.

While that didn't work, he did manage to take $7,000 in cash and cigarettes from the store before fleeing.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 years-of-age, light to medium complected, wearing a dark colored zip-up hooded sweatshirt with white strings, gray pants, and black shoes.

Anyone with information should contact police.
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