PORT RICHMOND (WTXF) - Police in Port Richmond are looking for a suspect they say robbed a pharmacy while armed with a box cutter.
On Sunday morning, August 28th at 9:15, the suspect entered a Rite Aid pharmacy located at 338 East Allegheny Avenue.
While inside the store a store employee watched the suspect conceal over $150 worth of toothpaste then leave through the front entrance without paying for the items.
When the employee confronted the suspect, the robber pulled a box cutter out from his pants pocket and pointed it at the employee. The employee stepped back inside the store while the suspect fled. He was last seen on C Street heading towards Clearfield Street.
There were no injuries reported during this incident.
Philadelphia Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5’8”-5’9”, 40 years-of-age, dark with complexion, wearing a yellow, red and green shirt, and green pants.
If you see this suspect do not approach, contact 911 immediately.