Police searching for man who held up pharmacy

Published On: May 28 2014 10:58:24 AM EDT   Updated On: May 28 2014 11:50:48 AM EDT

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of robbing a Southside CVS store Monday.

Police said around 1:30 a.m. a man approached the counter at the CVS at 6005 St. Augustine Road, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money.

The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and he fled the store on foot, according to police.

The clerk was not injured.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned, skinny, black man, between 5 feet 9 and 5 feet 11 inches tall. He wore a shiny silver earring, gray sweatpants and a purple polo-style shirt. The shirt was on backwards with the collar flipped up in the front.

Anyone who has any information about the identity or location of this robbery suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 for this case, contact Crimestoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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