Jul 29, 2014

Galloway Police Seek Suspect in Smithville CVS Armed Robbery

The suspect is described as a 5'0" blonde female between 120 and 140 pounds.

Galloway Police Seek Suspect in Smithville CVS Armed Robbery

The suspect in an armed robbery at the CVS in Smithville remains at large, according to Galloway Township Police.

The suspect is described as a white female, about 5-feet tall between 120 and 140 pounds with shoulder length blonde hair, wearing a black leather jacket and black pants. The robbery took place at 5:27 p.m. Saturday night, Dec. 29, police said.

According to police, the suspect entered the store with a black mask covering her face, and approached the pharmacist.

The suspect allegedly held what was believed to be a handgun to the pharmacist's back and demanded money and prescription pills.

According to police, the pharmacist provided the prescription pills, and the suspect fled the store.

Officers from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department, including a K-9 officer and his partner, and officers from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Police Department assisted Galloway Police with setting up a perimeter, police said.

The K-9 officer conducted a track of the suspect to the area of Waterview Drive, where the track ended, according to police.

Ptl. Maggazu and Det. Casey are handling the case, police said. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Galloway Police at 609-652-3705.

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