Hackensack NJ Police Look for Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed CVS
According to authorities, the suspect walked into the CVS at 110 Main Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. The suspect was allegedly brandishing a 12-inch knife when he approached a cashier.
According to a statement issued by the Hackensack police director, the suspect obtained an unspecified amount of cash from the register. The suspect then reportedly ran out of the pharmacy and fled the scene on foot.
The Hackensack Police Department is actively investigating the alleged robbery. Authorities believe that this incident is similar to recent robberies which occurred in South Hackensack, New Jersey. However, police are still not sure if the incidents are in any way related.
Police released a description of the suspect in the hope that members of the public might be able to assist with the investigation. According to witnesses, the suspect is a white male with reddish-brown hair and a mustache. He reportedly wore a blue hooded sweatshirt and a backpack during the alleged robbery at CVS.
If the suspect is eventually identified and captured, he could face serious criminal penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1, robbery is a first degree felony when the offender uses a deadly weapon such as a knife or a gun. A conviction on first degree armed robbery charges is potentially punishable by a sentence of 10–20 years in New Jersey State Prison.
Anyone with information about the suspect or the alleged robbery is asked to contact Hackensack NJ police at 201-646-7777.
For more information about this case, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Man Robbed Hackensack CVS with 12-Inch Knife, Police Say.”