Gunman robs Wawa in Burholme

The unidentified man fled on Cottman Avenue toward Central Avenue with an undisclosed amount of cash on Aug. 4.

Surveillance photo

Surveillance cameras captured video of an unidentified gunman who robbed a Wawa in Burholme last Friday night, police say.

The crime occurred at 801 Cottman Ave. at about 11:22 p.m. when the suspect entered the store and opened his backpack on the sales counter to reveal a gun to a clerk. The robber demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash westbound on Cottman toward Central Avenue.

He was described as black, 6 feet 1 inch tall and thin with a light complexion, a dark blue hooded jacket featuring a large light blue block “N” insignia on the chest, a tan cap and dark pants. Call 215–686-TIPS or text to PPD TIP to report information. ••