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7-Eleven armed robber sought

An armed robber who struck at a Parkwood convenience store on Aug. 18 remains on the loose, Philadelphia police said.

The masked crook entered the 7-Eleven at 3224 Byberry Road at about 11 p.m., pointed a handgun at a clerk behind a counter and announced a robbery, police said. The employee surrendered an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

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The unknown robber was last seen fleeing the store southbound on Academy Road. Police did not specify if he was on foot or in a vehicle.

The bandit was described as white, about 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 175 pounds. He wore a blue/gray hooded jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers. Authorities consider him armed and dangerous.

To view surveillance video of the heist, visit the Philadelphia Police channel at YouTube.com. Call 215–686-TIPS or text to PPDTIP to report information about the case. ••

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