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Police Search For Suspect Who Held Up Bronx Rite-Aid

(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect who held up a Ride-Aid drugstore in the Bronx late last week.

Around 11:15 p.m. this past Friday, the robber walked into the Rite-Aid at 2750 Boston Rd. in the Bronx, took out a gun and demanded money. The cashiers handed over an unknown amount of currency, and the robber fled on foot, police said.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic with a dark complexion, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighing about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a dark shirt, and white sweat pants.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers, at (800) 577-TIPS (8477), logging onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.