Middletown police hope someone recognizes this robbery suspect

10:12 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 Community News
Middletown police are hoping someone recognizes this man who allegedly walked into the CVS, said he had a machete and left with an undisclosed amount of medications. SUBMITTED

Middletown police are asking for assistance in identifying a man who allegedly entered the CVS, 820 S. Breiel Blvd., around 9:30 p.m. Friday, said he had a machete and left with an undisclosed amount of medications.

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The man never displayed a weapon, but it appeared he was hiding something under his shirt, said Lt. Scott Reeve.

Reeve said the man stole “a small amount” of medication and no one was injured in the robbery.

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Police are “pretty sure” the suspect will be caught because of the surveillance video and evidence collected at the scene, Reeve said.

Earlier this year, there was a rash of robberies at area pharmacies, Reeve said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Middletown police at 513-425-7700.

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