Cops: Ogontz bodega robbed at gunpoint

Cops: Ogontz bodega robbed at gunpoint
Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a bodega in the city’s Ogontz neighborhood.

Cops said that around 8:15 p.m. onMonday,Dec. 28, a man entered the Rodriguez Mini Mart at 2067 Medary Avenue. Authorities alleged that, once inside,the man pulled a handgun and demanded money from the 55-year-old female employee.

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After the employee handed over an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled, the PPD said.

Cops described the suspect as a light-skinned Hispanic or black male standing5-foot-8 with athin build. Authorities added that he was in his mid-20s and last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The PPD requested that those with information contact them at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or by texting a tip to PPDTIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted online.

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