Published on May 27, 2014
East Detective Division is looking to identify the suspect who robbed a Rite Aide Pharmacy in Hunting Park.
On Friday, May 23, 2014, at 4:39pm, an unknown male entered the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 4530 North 5th Street taking Similac and concealing it in a book bag he was carrying. The suspect then immediately exited the store which set off the Alarm System. When the Loss Prevention Officer attempted to stop the offender in the parking lot the suspect pulled a handgun threatening to shoot the Loss Prevention Officer. When the Loss Prevention Office stopped following the suspect he fled the area in an unknown direction.
Suspect Description: Black male, 30 years-of-age, 6'3", medium build, wearing a black t-shirt, blue pants, and gray & black sneakers.
If you see these suspects do not approach them, 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 these suspects, please contact:
Major Crimes Auto Squad