Police are hoping surveillance footage and help from the public leads them to making an arrest in an armed robbery in East Mount Airy on Nov. 13.
Around 11 p.m., a 38-year-old man was inside a 7-Eleven on 77th Avenue near Ogontz when another man asked him for a cigarette, police said.
The victim gave the man a cigarette and left the store.
The man followed the victim home, pulled a handgun out on him and demanded money, police said. The suspect took the victim’s cell phone and cigarettes then fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a black man who is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 170 pounds.
He was wearing a black jacket, a black hooded sweater, black pants and a white baseball cap. Police said the man was also carrying a gray sweatshirt.
Tipsters are asked to call (215) 686-TIPS (8477).