Police Search for NE Pharmacy Robber

The Northeast Detective Division is seeking the public's assistance in identifying suspect depicted in surveillance video.

On Jan. 25 at 6:54 p.m., a suspect entered a pharmacy, pointed a gun at an employee, and demanded various medications.

The robbery took place at the Circle Pharmacy, located at 2853 Holme Ave. in Northeast Philadelphia. It's just a couple miles from Bensalem.

The suspect took the medication and fled on foot to the rear of the strip mall and then over a fence.

The suspect is described as a white male possibly Hispanic, 5’8”-5’11”, thin build, wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, black gloves and a white cloth covering his face.

According to Philadelphia police, this suspect is also wanted for several other robberies the occurred between Dec. 10 and Jan. 25.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477).


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