Armed Robbery – Rite Aid Pharmacy, Abington
At 9:58 PM on October 16, 2012 a lone gunman robbed the Rite Aid which is located at 1441 Old York Road, Abington. The store was preparing to close at 10:00 PM and there were three employees but no customers inside the store at the time. The gunman appears to be a white male, approximately 5’ 10″ tall wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, a dark colored mask or scarf covering his lower face, a dark, short-sleeved shirt over the sweatshirt, blue jeans, dark colored gloves, and armed with a long barrel, dark colored revolver. He ordered the three employees to the office and removed a quantity of cash before escaping on foot. No vehicle was seen. No shots were fired and no one was injured.
Approved for Release by: Deputy Chief John A. Livingood