Police searching for man who attempted to rob Port Richmond Target store

- Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a Target in Port Richmond last Friday.

The incident occurred at 2:40 p.m. at the Target located at 2701 Castor Avenue.

According to a press release, an unknown white male entered the store and was placing items inside a shopping cart.

When he was leaving the store, a 25-year-old male loss prevention officer confronted him.

After a brief struggle, the suspect pushed the officer and then ran out of the store before returning with a knife in his hand, threatening him.

The suspect then fled the store, leaving the merchandise behind.

He was last seen on Castor Avenue towards Richmond Street driving a silver or gray Nissan Altima along with an unknown female passenger.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a white male, 25-years-old, 5’7”, 190 pounds, wearing a gray shirt with “Boston College” on the front, dark blue jeans, and sunglasses.

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