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August 23, 2016

Police: Man sought for robbery at Society Hill pharmacy

Crime Robberies
082316_cvs_robbery Philadelphia Police Department/for PhillyVoice

Police are searching for a man who committed a robbery at a pharmacy in Center City.

The incident occurred Thursday night at the CVS located at 421 South 2nd Street in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia.

Authorities said the man entered the store and approached the counter. However, he left because he didn't have any money. Later, the man returned with his hand down in his pants and handed a demand note to an employee. This time, the suspect stole the employee's phone and fled the store.

Police describe the suspect as a 5-foot-7 white man in his mid-20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Central Detective Division at (215) 686-3093/3094.