POSTED: 03:15 p.m. HST, Aug 20, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 10:02 p.m. HST, Aug 20, 2012
The public’s help is being sought by police and CrimeStoppers in the search for a suspect in the armed robbery of the Keeaumoku branch of Walgreens on Saturday afternoon.
Police said the robbery occurred at the Walgreens on 1488 Kapiolani Boulevard about 1:35 p.m. when a man entered the store, approached the pharmacy, asked for medication, and then flashed a handgun when asked if he had a prescription.
The man fled on foot on Makaloa Street.
The suspect is described as between 30 and 40 years old, about 6-feet-1, weighing between 160 and 210 pounds, and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue camouflage long pants, and a baseball camp.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cell phone. The public may also send anonymous texts and web tips by texting “CS808” plus a message to 274637, or CRIMES.