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August 27, 2016

Police seeking man for armed robbery on SEPTA platform

Crime Armed Robbery
082716_robbery_SEPTA Thomas J. Nestel III/for PhillyVoice

Police are searching for a man in connection with an armed robbery at a SEPTA station.

The incident occurred Friday around 6:15 p.m. at Girard Station on the Market-Frankford Line, SEPTA Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III announced.

Surveillance video captured the man walking along the westbound platform with a bag. He pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the victim. After the victim complied with his demands, the suspect fled the area.

Anyone with information is urged to contact SEPTA Transit Police at (215) 580-8111.