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CVS Attempted Robbery
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CVS Attempted Robbery

Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking a male subject in connection with an attempted robbery of a S.R. 312 business (CVS) early this (Friday) morning. Deputies responded to the business at 2:15 a.m. in
reference to an attempted robbery.

The 42-year old male employee told deputies that the male suspect came into the store and purchased a lollipop. Following the purchase the victim stated that the suspect ordered him to open the drawer. When the victim asked him “why” the suspect threatened him and implied that he had a weapon although it was not seen. The suspect then reached over the counter, grabbed the phone and threw it at the victim. He then walked to the adjacent counter, jumped over it and began to chase the victim who was able to run away.The suspect then walked out of the store. There were no injuries reported.

The suspect was described as a black male with short hair and wearing a white longsleeve Under Armor shirt and black jogging pants.

A search of the area did not locate the suspect. Anyone with any information concerning the identity of this subject is asked to
contact Robbery/Homicide Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office at (904) 824-8304. You can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of N.E. Florida at 1-(888) 277-TIPS (8477). You can also email
tips to: crimetips@sjso.org.

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