Pharmacy robbery caught on tape, suspect sought

Anyone with information is asked to contact: Northeast Detectives Division Det. McReynolds 215-686-3153,3154

April 19, 2011 6:40:42 PM PDT
Philadelphia police are seeking to identify a suspect in a pharmacy robbery.

The robbery took place on March 23rd at approximately 3:45 p.m. at the Deluxe Pharmacy at 8749 Frankford Avenue.

RELATED: View the surveillance video

Police say the suspect entered the pharmacy, placed his hand inside his jacket, and showed the employee a black revolver handgun.

The suspect then placed a demand note on the counter stating he wanted certain prescribed medicine.

The employee gave the suspect several bottles of medication (Vicodin, and Oxycodone).

The suspect fled the location on foot.

There were no injuries to the employee.

The suspect is described as a white male, 60-65 years of age, 5'10" in height. He was wearing a light tan hat, light brown jacket, and blue jeans

Anyone with information is asked to contact:

Northeast Detectives Division
Det. McReynolds
215-686-3153,3154
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215-686-TIPS (8477).
Or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms to submit an anonymous tip online.


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