Suspect sought in South Philadelphia mini market purse robbery

Police are looking for a suspect who they say is responsible for stealing a purse in South Philadelphia.

The incident occurred back on November 5 when the suspect was captured on surveillance video around 6:30 p.m. walking past the Mini Market on 1740 South 9th Street.

In the video, the suspect is seen walking by the window of the market when he noticed the victim placing her purse on the counter. The suspect then entered the Mini Market and waited until the victim was making a purchase to grab the purse and run out of the store.

Police say the suspect ran north on 9th Street from Moore Street.

This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact police immediately.