Police: Man caught on camera robbing Walgreens pharmacy
Investigators say the suspected thief posed as a customer
A man is on the run accused of robbing a Walgreens store in the Washington Corridor.
According to investigators, the man entered the pharmacy on Studemont Street and Washington Avenue on May 12 around 1:00 p.m.
Detectives said as the cash register opened when the man was purchasing a pack of gum, the robber grabbed cash out of the register.
The man fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash.
Police describe the robber as a black man between the ages of 35 and 40, standing 5 feet 6 inches and weighing approximately 160 pounds.
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