Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Two men sought in Rite Aid robbery

Cops are searching for two men who robbed a Rite Aid on Rising Sun Avenue near Lima Street in Olney last Thursday.

Two men sought in Rite Aid robbery

Cops are searching for two men who robbed a Rite Aid on Rising Sun Avenue near Lima Street in Olney last Thursday.

Two masked, gun-toting men stormed into the store around 4:50 p.m., approached the counter and demanded money, police said.

Employees opened the cash register and handed the suspects an undisclosed amount of cash.

One of the robbers is described as a thin black man in his late teens to early 20s. He is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and was wearing a white t-shirt, black pants, a black baseball cap and a black ski mask. He was armed with a silver handgun.

The second man is described as black and in his late teens to early 20s. He is about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was wearing a gray shirt with “American” written across the back in black letters. The man was wearing blue jeans and a brown baseball cap with an orange brim and a light blue bandana over his face. He was a carrying a black handgun, police said.  

Tipsters are asked to call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). Tipsters may also reach the department online.

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