Police looking for two suspects who robbed a convenience store on Ogontz

Police are looking for two men who robbed a 7-11 store on the 7700 block of Ogontz Avenue in West Oak Lane, showed the handle of a gun and ran off with $100. The robbery was captured on video.

From the police write up:

On April 21, 2011 approximately 2:00am two unknown black males entered the 7-11 store located at 7720 Ogonz Ave. Suspect #1 who was wearing a painters mask pulled up his black hooded sweatshirt and showed the store clerk the grips of a black colored handgun which was tucked in his waistband. Suspect #2 used his forearm to cover his face walked around the counter. The store clerk became afraid and removed the money from the cash register and placed approximately $100.00 on the counter. Suspect #1 picked up the money from the counter and both suspects fled southbound on foot. The store clerk was not injured. Suspect Description: Suspect #1 Black male, 5’8″, black hooded sweatshirt, burgundy sweatpants armed with a black handgun. Suspect #2 Black male, 5’8″, gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. If you have any information about this crime please contact: Northwest Detectives Division Det. Gilbert #9161 215-686-3353,3354 DC#11-14-05227 To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215 686 TIPS (8477). Or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms to submit an anonymous tip online.

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