Man Robs Germantown Gas Station: Cops

Philadelphia Police Department

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Saturday at a Shell Gas Station located on Germantown Avenue.

At 10 p.m. a man robbed the store manager at gunpoint, demanding that he open the register. The suspect took $1,500 in cash and ran towards Willow Grove Avenue.

He then entered a dark colored vehicle and drove away.

According to police, the suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 35 years old, standing between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-1, and weighing between 140 to 160 lbs. with a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a brown knit Rasta visor hat, striped shirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers, with possible dread locks.

If you see this man do not approach him, but call 911.

Please call the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353 or 3354, with any information about this crime.

The robbery was caught on a surveillance camera and can be seen below.

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