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Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Northeast Philadelphia Dairy Queen

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect who robbed an ice cream store in Northeast Philadelphia.

The robbery happened at about 8:40 p.m. on February 14th at the Dairy Queen on Grant Avenue in the city’s Bustleton section.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the store and approached an employee and stated he had a gun and demanded money.

After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out of the store in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20 to 25-years-old, 5’6”-5’7” with a medium build. He was wearing a green hat with a brown/tan hooded sweatshirt, a brown jacket and a black bandana around his neck.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call 911 or 215.686.TIPS (8477).