Manayunk Deli was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon, Philadelphia Police said.
Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect, a black man in his 30s. Police said the robbery happened at 2:30 p.m. at the deli, located on Wilde Street.
An employee told police that the man, wearing a dark colored hooded jacked, entered the store with a handgun equipped with a laser. He pointed the handgun at the employee and demanded money and cigarettes, according to police.
The man took $250 in cash and 15 packs of cigarettes, put it in a red and white plastic bag and fled the store on foot, police said. He was last seen south on Wilde Street.
Police say the man was about 5’9” with a stocky build. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, dark pants, black sneakers and white gloves. Click here to view the video on Philadelphia Police’s YouTube Channel.
If you have information regarding this suspect, submit a tip by dialing 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. You can also use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.
Police are also seeking the suspect who robbed the M&M Deli in Roxborough on Tuesday.