VIDEO: Wawa Robber Makes It Look Easy

On the eve of Wawa’s 50th anniversary celebration, this masked bandit robbed a Wawa on the Roosevelt Boulevard and did so with tremendous ease.

From the Philadelphia Police Department:

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detective Division is looking to identify the suspect who robbed a Wawa in Oxford Circle.

On April 15, 2014, at 11:15 pm, an unknown white male entered the Wawa located at 7001 Roosevelt Boulevard through the south side door and approached the cashier demanding money from the cash register stating “Give me all the bills in the register.” After the suspect stated he had a gun, and making a motion with his right hand which was in his jacket pocket, the employee gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money from the cash register. The suspect then fled the store and was last seen walking through the parking lot and across Tyson Avenue toward an alley. No one was injured during this incident.




Suspect Description: White male 40-45 years-of-age, 5'6", 170-200 lbs., dark brown eyes, wearing an army-green colored jacket black knit cap (possible Eagles logo) and a black scarf covering his face.

If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Northeast Detectives Division
215-686-3153/3154
Det. Burns #848
DC# 14-15-030543

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  • matthew brandley

    Theres something wrong with this already. He was white! . Wow!