Rite Aid holdup seen on surveillance in Philadelphia

January 11, 2013 10:24:26 AM PST
Authorities are seeking the public's help in tracking down a drug store bandit caught on camera in Philadelphia.

WATCH the surveillance video on the Philadelphia Police Department's YouTube channel

Police say the man walked into the Rite Aid pharmacy at 2545 Aramingo Avenue at 4:54 p.m. on January 7th.

The man walked up to the counter and gave the clerk a note saying he had a gun and demanding money from the cash register.

The clerk handed over $370, and the man fled on foot.

Police have released this description of the suspect:

Black male, 40-45 years-of-age, 6'0"-6'3", black jacket with a brown hooded sweatshirt underneath, thin mustache, bad teeth, pock mocks on face.

Anyone with information about this crime or this suspect is asked to contact Detective Green or Detective Liebsch at the Philadelphia Police Department East Detectives Division at 215-686-3243/3244.