Police seek armed robber in Mt. Airy

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for armed robbery in Mt. Airy. 

On Wednesday at 4:20 p.m., a 53-year-old woman was walking into her house on the unit block of West Cliveden Street when a male approached her armed with a handgun. When the woman closed the door, the suspected continued to try and gain entry by kicking the door. After this did not work, he fled on foot and was last seen going west on Cliveden Street. 

The suspect is described as a 6’0″ black male with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark tan and black hooded sweatshirt, a black hat with a brim, dark-colored pants and tan boots. He is armed with a handgun.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Northwest Detective Division at (215) 686-3353/3354. All tips remain anonymous. 

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