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Philadelphia Police Announce Reward For Suspect Wanted For 2 Rite Aid Robberies

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia have announced a reward for help finding the suspect responsible for two Rite Aid robberies.

The first incident occurred on Saturday, April 6 at the Rite Aid located at 2545 Aramingo Avenue, and the second happened on Monday, April 15 around 11:46 a.m. at the Rite Aid at 4390 Richmond Street in Philadelphia.

In both instances, the suspect passed a note to the cashier at the pharmacy and fled with prescription drugs.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 35 years old and 5’8”. He weighs about 160 lbs. During the April 15 robbery, he entered the store twice. During the first instance, he was wearing an Eagles jacket and a baseball cap. When he returned to the store and stole the controlled substances, he wore a tan jacket and a glove on his right hand.

The Citizens Crime Commission is offering a reward of up to $12,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspect in these two robberies. Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect described below is asked to call the Citizens Crime Commission’s Sound Hotline at 215-546-TIPS.

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