Police: Suspect sought for grocery store robbery in Logan

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police say an armed suspect with a small revolver and a dark mask covering his face robbed a grocery store in Philadelphia's Logan section.

The incident happened around 8:40 p.m. on Monday at the Jacquez Grocery store located at 1101 West Sommerville Avenue.

Police say the suspect went directly behind the counter while pointing the weapon at a 44-year-old male employee.

The suspect then began taking an unknown amount of money from the cash register and a jar of loose change, police say.

The suspect then fled the store heading north on 11th Street then west through a rear driveway on the 1100 block of Sommerville Avenue.

Police say no shots were fired and no one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6'0", stocky build, medium complexion. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, dark colored sneakers, and a dark colored mask covering his face. He was carrying a small black revolver with a white grip.


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