By Joy Bergmann
A man displaying a gun robbed the Rite Aid at 210 Amsterdam Avenue (70th Street) at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, police said. No one was injured during the incident.
A Rite Aid staffer told WSR that “not much” money was taken from the register. NYPD says $610 was the amount stolen.
Police describe the suspect as a 5′ 8″ white male who wore a gray and black hoodie, gray shorts over black leggings, black and white sneakers and a surgical mask during the robbery. The suspect fled southbound on Amsterdam. NYPD’s investigation is continuing.
Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin of the 20th Precinct provided the following photos of the suspect.
NOTE: We’ve updated some of the facts from our initial post as more information became available.