Police investigating armed robbery in Upper Holmesburg

Police released video of a gunman robbing the Getty station at 8789 Frankford Ave.

Police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station Nov. 10 in Upper Holmesburg.

Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a gas station earlier this month in Upper Holmesburg.

The incident occurred Sunday, Nov. 10, at 9:20 a.m. at the Getty station at Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street.

Authorities said the suspect approached the counter and asked employees if the station was hiring. Then, the cashier asked him if he needed anything else, and he said wanted something for his car, police said.

That’s when he pulled a handgun out of his pocket, jumped the counter and pointed the gun at the employees, authorities said. He ordered them to empty the cash register and also took packs of cigarettes and an iPhone X.

Police said the suspect fled east on Megargee and was last seen heading south on Gillespie Street.

Authorities released surveillance footage from the robbery. 

Anyone with information about the suspect or this incident is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. ••