A man who robbed a store on Friday using a demand note claimed he was doing so in part because he has a sick child, according to Philadelphia police.

The case echoes a similar robbery of a smoke shop last year, during which a man claimed he was robbing the store because his daughter needed a transplant.

According to police, the note read, in part: “Give me all the money. I’m sorry, I have a sick child. You have 15 seconds.”

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