Editor's note: The following is a press release from the Edmonds Police Department.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, at about 7:25 PM, a man robbed the Rite Aid store located at 22515 Hwy 99 in Edmonds.
The male entered the store and went directly to the pharmacy area where he grabbed a male customer and demanded drugs from the pharmacy employees. The man said: “I don’t want to hurt this guy,” as he demanded narcotics.
The suspect was described as a white male with brown hair about 5’08” tall and weighing 175-180 lbs. He had on a grey hoodie/sweatshirt, jeans, sneakers, sunglasses and was wearing a scarf. He fled the store on foot.
A police K9 unit responded to the scene and attempted to track the suspect but was unable to locate him.
The investigation is continuing in to this incident. Anyone having any information is asked to call the Edmonds Police tip line at 425-771-0212. Any information can be left anonymously.