Authorities investigating armed robbery at Lawncrest 7-Eleven

Two men robbed a 7-Eleven on Rising Sun Avenue in Lawncrest on Feb. 21, according to police.

On Feb. 21, two men robbed the 7-Eleven at 5800 Rising Sun Ave., authorities said. SOURCE: PHILADELPHIA POLICE

Police are looking for two masked men in connection with an armed robbery last month at a 7-Eleven in Lawncrest.

The suspects entered the store at 5800 Rising Sun Ave. just after 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 21, according to police. One of the men was armed with a handgun, and he climbed over the counter and demanded money while the other man stood in one of the aisles, authorities said.

After taking the cash register drawer, the two men fled in an unknown direction, according to police.

Authorities described the suspects as two black men who are each 5 feet 10 inches tall. Both were last seen wearing black hooded jackets, black pants, black masks and black gloves, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the robbery is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3354. All tips will be confidential. ••