Police: Suspect sought for Wawa robbery in Tacony

WPVI logo
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

TACONY (WPVI) -- Police are looking for the person responsible for robbing a Wawa convenience store in Philadelphia's Tacony neighborhood.

It happened around 4:10 p.m. Monday on the 6400 block of Torresdale Avenue.

Police say an unknown male entered the store attempting to buy two drinks.

When he approached the 25-year-old male clerk, he allegedly handed him a threatening note and demanded money.

The clerk then put an undisclosed amount of money in the bag, along with the two drinks.

The suspect then fled the store, and was last seen on Levick Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium to dark complected, 5'8", thin build, 20 years-of-age, wearing a red shirt, white Polo cap, black pants, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153/3154.