Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stole from a pharmacy and threatened employees while pushing a baby inside a stroller.
Police say the suspect entered the Walgreens Pharmacy in the Hunting Park section of the city on Monday around 7 a.m. An employee inside the store told police he spotted the man placing several items inside of a blue shopping bag as well as a remote-controlled helicopter inside a baby stroller he was pushing along with a child inside.
The man then allegedly tried to leave the store without paying for the items. When he was approached by employees, police say the man began to struggle and pushed his way past them. Police say the man then pulled out a knife and threatened the employees before fleeing the scene with the child still inside the stroller.
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Credit: Philadelphia Police
The suspect is described as a 40-year-old man with a medium to dark complexion, standing between 6-feet and 6-foot-2 and weighing 180 pounds. Police say he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray knit cap and dark pants.
If you have any information on the man’s whereabouts, please call Philadelphia Police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.