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Teen arrested in grocery store robbery

A 17-year-old boy is facing robbery charges, among others, after a tipster recognized him from surveillance footage of an armed robbery at a South Philadelphia grocery store on Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect, who police did not identify because he is a juvenile, walked into Qin's Grocery on Moyamensing Avenue near 11th Street brandishing a handgun around 4:45 p.m. on Dec. 27.

A clerk handed him $200 in cash, and he fled the scene on foot, police said.

The teen was arrested without incident Wednesday night, said Officer Tanya Little, a police spokeswoman.