Philadelphia Police release surveillance video of Mayfair 7-Eleven robbery

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint in the city's Mayfair section.

Mayfair (WPVI) -- Philadelphia Police have released new video of a man who posed as a customer to rob a convenience store in the city's Mayfair section.

Cameras captured the suspect walking into the 7-Eleven on the 3300 block of Tyson Avenue, just before 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

At first, the man asked the clerk for cigars.

But instead of handing him cash, the suspect reached for a gun hidden under his pant leg.

After loading up a bag with cash and cigarettes, the man away towards Roland Avenue.

If you have any information on the armed robbery, call Northeast Detectives at 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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