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May 01, 2016

Police seek suspect in armed robbery of Mayfair 7-Eleven

Suspect escaped store with hundreds of dollars, police say

Philadelphia police are searching for an armed suspect in the robbery of a 7-Eleven early Sunday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.

According to authorities, the incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on the 3300 block of Tyson Avenue in Mayfair, CBS3 reports.

A man armed with a gun allegedly entered the store with a t-shirt over his face and ordered the clerk to hand over cash.

Police say the suspect escaped with several hundred dollars. There were no injuries reported in the incident.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3150.