The incident happened just before 6 a.m. on October 11.
The suspect was caught on surveillance breaking into the 7 Brothers Food Market on the 5100 block of Brown Street by lifting the sidewalk basement access door.
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Once inside the suspect took cash from the registers and numerous packs of cigarettes before fleeing the scene.
Police describe the suspect as a black or Hispanic male, 20 to 30-years-old with light a complexion, full beard and medium build. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and rubber gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).