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Police release photos of Walgreens armed robbery suspect

01/07/2017 5:59 AM |

Walgreens armed robbery suspect

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed Walgreens in Riverhead at gunpoint last year, according to a police press release.

The suspect entered the store Sept. 1 and walked around before approaching the clerk, Riverhead police said. He then displayed a handgun, demanded money and fled after receiving the cash, officials said.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-40s, approximately 5-foot-8 and unshaven with long black hair and glasses, police said.

He was wearing sunglasses, black boots, tan cargo shorts and a gray sweatshirt during the robbery, officials said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked contact the Riverhead Town Police Department at 631-727-4500 ext. 332. All calls will remain confidential, police said.