HATFIELD Twp., Pa. (CBS) — Police are investigating a robbery at a Rite Aid in Hatfield Township in which a female threatened a cashier stating she had a bomb attached to her.
The incident occurred on December 14th around 2 p.m. at the Rite Aid located on North Broad Street.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: U.S. Health & Human Services Director Dr. Ala Stanford To Join Philly Health Officials Encouraging Parents To Get Children COVID-19 Vaccine
Police say the suspect walked around the store as if she was shopping. She waited for the cashier to be alone at the register and presented a demand note to her that stated it was a robbery and she a bomb attached to her.
The suspect then opened her jacket and showed a device was taped around her waist.
The employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect the fled in an undisclosed direction.READ MORE: Crime Without Punishment: Homicide Clearance Rates Are Dropping In Philadelphia As Murder Rates Skyrocket
The suspect is described as a white female, 5’4”, 130 pounds, in her fifties, with brown hair and light eyes. Police say she also appeared to have a slight limp with her right leg.
Police ask anyone with information on the suspect or the robbery to call 215-855-0903 or email PoliceTips@hatfield-township.org.
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