Cops Search For Bronx Walgreens Robber

Police: Man Stole Cash Halloween Night
Police are looking for this man in connection with the Oct. 31, 2013, robbery of a Walgreens in Bronxwood. (credit: NYPD)

Police are looking for this man in connection with the Oct. 31, 2013, robbery of a Walgreens in Bronxwood. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who allegedly robbed a Walgreens pharmacy in the Bronx on Halloween night.

The suspect entered the drug store at 2431 Boston Road in Bronxwood just before 10 p.m., then passed a note to the cashier demanding money while simulating he had a firearm, police said. The cashier handed over $187, and the man fled, according to authorities.

No one was injured.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect. He is described as 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing around 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark skull cap, dark jacket and blue jeans.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.

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