Philadelphia convenience store robbed by man armed with needle, police say

The suspect was seen on security video pointing the needle toward a store clerk before fleeing with cash, police said

A suspected robber used a needle to threaten a Philadelphia convenience store clerk over the weekend, police said. 

The man was captured on surveillance video walking into a Wawa in the 3200 block of Richmond Street around 2:40 a.m. Saturday. His face was partially covered with a scarf. 

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Philadelphia police said a man used a needle to rob a convenience store over the weekend. 

Philadelphia police said a man used a needle to rob a convenience store over the weekend.  (Philadelphia Police Department)

He pointed a needle at the store clerk and demanded money from the register, police said. 

The clerk gave him an unspecified amount of cash and the suspect fled. No one was harmed. 

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No arrests have been made.