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Police Search For Suspect Wanted In Bustleton Wawa Robbery

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Wawa in the Bustleton section.

The incident happened on July 2nd at about 2 a.m. at a Wawa store located at the 8900 block of Krewstown Road.

WATCH: Surveillance Video, Courtesy Philadelphia Police

According to police, the suspect approached the employee who was at the cash register and asked for a pack of cigarettes. When the employee was completing the transaction, authorities say the suspect allegedly placed his hand in a blue bag simulating he had a weapon demanding money.

Police say after the employee opened the cash register and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect fled west on Bloomfield Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10″-6’0″, 20-to-30 years-of-age.  He was wearing a brown t-shirt, dark colored cargo shorts, blue and white sneakers, and a white baseball cap with black lettering on front.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

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