CLARKSTON, MI – Today, Sunday, February 16th, 2020, at 6:27pm the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Independence Township, located at 5751 Clarkston Road was the site of an armed robbery.
A white male came into the business, selected an item to purchase, and came up to the register. When the clerk rang the suspect up, he handed her the money for the item. She went to give him change and he said, “I’ll take the money.” The suspect lifted his coat and showed a bulge under his coat indicating he was armed. He then stated, “It’s only money.” The clerk handed the money in the register to him. The suspect exited the store and as he was leaving he stated, “I am sorry I have to do this.”
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office responded along with a K-9 Deputy who attempted to track the suspect, but the track did not yield any results. If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP. You will remain anonymous.
The Sheriff’s Office Independence Substation will be continuing the investigation.
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