Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a report of a theft at the Uni-Mart on the 1900 block of Brownsville Road just before 12:30 a.m.
When police arrived the clerk told them a male entered the store and broke into a type of coin or game machine with a hammer, stealing the cash inside.
There were no injuries to the clerk or any other customers. The male suspect then fled the store.
The investigation is ongoing.