Shortly after midnight, police responded to reports of an armed robbery at a Wawa on Cottman Avenue in Burholme.
A man in his late 30s early 40s came into the store at 12:25 a.m and asked for a pack of cigarettes. When the cashier put the cigarettes on the counter the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money.
The suspect was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun in a black puffy jacket.
He took an unknown amount of money and fled on foot on Rockwell Avenue.