Police seek suspect in Winslow Rite Aid robbery

Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon.
Winslow Police Department
Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, at 10:52 p.m.
Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon.
Winslow Police Department
Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon.

WINSLOW, Maine — Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon, according to a release from Winslow police Lt. Josh Veilleux.

The suspect entered the pharmacy at approximately 3:05 p.m. and approached the employee at the pharmacy counter. The suspect presented a demand note for prescription narcotics and implied that he had a gun. The employee complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of narcotic medication. The suspect fled the store on foot with the narcotics.

Police believe the suspect got into an unknown vehicle and drove away, Veilleux said. Officers searched the surrounding area. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

The suspect was captured on surveillance cameras from the pharmacy, and is believed to be a white male, 30-40 years of age, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, average build. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, a black baseball hat and glasses.

Winslow police ask that anyone with information on the robbery or who may have witnessed the robbery or the suspect fleeing Rite Aid to contact them at 872-5215. The investigating officers are Detective Sgt Gina Henderson and Officer Ron McGowen.

 

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