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Police Investigate Robbery At Route 51 Rite Aid

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are searching for a man who robbed a Rite Aid on Route 51 Thursday evening.

According to Pittsburgh police, an armed black male robbed the Rite Aid on the 2500-block of Saw Mill Run Boulevard around 9 p.m. Thursday.

The man reportedly entered the store and purchased two items. While the clerk was completing the transaction, the man pulled out a black semi-automatic pistol from his waist and demanded money.

The suspect then took a bag from the counter and put an undisclosed amount of money in it. He then fled the store on foot heading south on Route 51.

A store employee described the man as a black male, 18-25 years old and six-feet tall with a thin build and dark complexion. He was wearing a white polo-type shirt with short sleeves, green/brown camo shorts and a tan safari hat.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident or who can identify the suspect in the surveillance photo is asked to contact the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad at (412)-323-7151. Callers may remain anonymous.

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