Surveillance video shows man robbing Mill Creek grocery store at gunpoint

Philadelphia Police are searching for a man who robbed a grocery store in Mill Creek last week.

The incident occurred at Madera Grocery, located at 897 North 50 th Street, on December 17 at 1:50 p.m.

An employee, an 18-year-old female, was behind the cash register when an unknown male entered the store armed with a handgun, attempting to enter the cashier booth.

After the unsuccessful attempt, he went to the front of the booth, leaned inside and took approximately $200 from the cash register before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25-years-old, 6'0", with a thin build and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark colored Adidas pants, brown boots, black gloves, black ski mask, and armed with a handgun.