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Police: Sunoco Robbed

According to 5th District Police, the Sunoco on Ridge Avenue was robbed early Sunday morning.

Around 4:45 a.m. Sunday, the 6201 Ridge Avenue, was robbed, Sgt. Michael Wierchinski said. 

A man walked into the store, pointed a silver handgun at the employee's back and demanded money, Wierchinski said, adding that the man got about $250. 

He fled north on Ridge Avenue on foot. The employee was unharmed. 

As of about 6:15 a.m. Wierchinski said detectives were reviewing surveillance video, no suspects were taken into custody yet. 

Brian McFadden July 03, 2011 at 02:52 PM
Wow gas is pretty cheap there!
Toni crocco-faison July 03, 2011 at 04:16 PM
I thought the same!! Unless that photo is old---vefy old
Houston Post Bruce July 03, 2011 at 05:15 PM
that must be a file photo. THAT Sunoco is at Walnut Ln and Henry Ave. You can see Dalessandro's across the street.
The Neil July 03, 2011 at 06:55 PM
Thanks for the quick reporting!
Carol Haslam July 04, 2011 at 01:46 AM
Ya, I took that picture last fall. It's now among the stock photos of the businesses in the area. Just about every business in Manayunk/Roxborough is listed here on patch! So, if you want to give a review or rate a biz, you can find it and do so on the site :-)
Sam Fran Scavuzzo (Editor) July 05, 2011 at 03:30 PM
Thanks for the heads up, everyone. The Sunoco in question is the one near Leverington, so we switched out the wrong photo.
Unum July 06, 2011 at 04:51 PM
But I wanted to be the first one to point out the harmless error!!!

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