PALM HARBOR – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to locate a man wanted in connection with an April 11 robbery of a Palm Harbor pharmacy.
According to the sheriff’s report, the armed robbery occurred about 9:23 a.m. at St. Marks Pharmacy, 4954 Ridgemoor Blvd.
A man wearing a camouflage colored hat, jacket and pants entered the pharmacy through the front door. He had a handgun when he ordered two employees to drop to the ground. Detectives said a female employee walked past the suspect and out the door. When she began to scream for help, the suspect exited through the front door and fled on foot. Employees said the man’s face was completely covered.
Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to contact Detective Loftus of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
April 8 robbery
Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives asked the public April 8 for help to find a suspect that stole medication from a Palm Harbor pharmacy customer.
According to a sheriff’s report, the robbery occurred about 2:21 p.m. April 8 in front of Trust Pharmacy, 36515 U.S. 19 N. in Palm Harbor.
According to detectives, a white male about 40 years old with white hair was seen on the sidewalk, pacing back and forth in front of the pharmacy. As the victim exited, the suspect grabbed the victim by the throat, threw her to the ground and made threatening statements towards her. The suspect then took the victim’s medication before leaving the area on foot.
The suspect was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt with white lettering, plaid shorts, tennis shoes and glasses. He may have a tattoo on his calf.
Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Detective K. Johnson of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.