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Police looking into Wissinoming armed robbery

A man with a handgun robbed a Frankford Avenue Rite Aid on Oct. 12, authorities said.

Surveillance image provided by police

Authorities are looking to identify a man who was caught on camera robbing a Wissinoming pharmacy at gunpoint earlier this month.

The incident occurred Saturday, Oct. 12, around 10:30 a.m. at the Rite Aid store at 5272 Torresdale Ave. A cashier told officers the suspect entered the store and walked behind the counter

He pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the cashier, saying “open the register, give me all the money,” police said. The employee handed him $100, and the suspect told the cashier to lay on the floor while he fled the store.

Anyone with information about the suspect or robbery is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. All tips will be confidential. ••

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