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Philadelphia Police: Suspect Holds North Philly Rite Aid Employee At Gun Point, Takes $500 From Register

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia police are searching for the man wanted in a robbery at a Rite Aid Pharmacy in North Philadelphia. Police say an employee of the Rite Aid was behind the counter when she was approached by the man on Nov. 26, just before 2:30 p.m.

The suspect went behind the counter and pointed a black handgun at the employee demanding that she open the registers. He took approximately $500 then fled the store in an unknown direction.

Police say the suspect is described as a Black man, about 20 years old, 6-foot-tall, with a thin build. He was wearing a black The North Face jacket, a blue-hooded sweatshirt and dark-colored sneakers.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect contact the Philadelphia Police Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093/3094.


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