A cashier working at a 7-Eleven in Penndel made a daring escape this past week after an attempted thief pulled a knife and demanded cash.

Image via security footage. Photo via Crimewatch.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. the evening of Monday, Dec. 10, a white male entered the convenience store on the 500 block of West Lincoln Highway.

When the robber showed his weapon, the clerk dashed for the exit and was luckily able to flee without injury. They contacted the Penndel Borough Police while the suspect fled westbound on foot.

The employee described the suspect as being about 5’10,” and wearing a black hat, mask, and sweatshirt along with blue gloves and a blue jacket.

Anyone with information on the incident or suspect should contact the Penndel Police at 215-757-5151.