Man Who Robbed Pharmacy Gave Clerk Note Saying ‘I’m Sorry, I Have A Sick Child’

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A man who recently robbed a pharmacy in Philadelphia flashed a demand note that read, “I’m sorry, I have a sick child”.

In video released by Philadelphia police, the suspect, wearing a grey hoodie and dark gloves, entered a Rite Aid store January 3 and took an item to the register.

The store clerk began scanning the items and placing them into a bag. according to a police statement on the screen before the video is played, the man handed a note to the employee that read in part, “Give me all the money. I’m sorry, I have a sick child. You have 15 seconds.”

The video shows the suspect reach into his pocket and lean over the counter before the clerk opened the register and put an undetermined amount of cash into the same plastic bag.

The man did not show a gun or weapon during the robbery.

Police haven’t identified the suspect. He’s described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old, under 6 feet tall, with facial hair.