Broward County

Cameras roll as man demands cash at Walgreens

Surveillance video captures the robbery at a Hollywood Walgreens.
Surveillance video captures the robbery at a Hollywood Walgreens.

A man walked into a Hollywood Walgreens, put a jug of tea on the counter, pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

The robbery was captured on store surveillance cameras. On Wednesday, police released the video of the incident, which happened just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at the store, 890 N. State Road 7.

Police say the man used a semi-automatic pistol.

The cashier handed over $611 and the man took off running.

He was last seen in a gray-hooded sweatshirt, and black, gray and white Nike Tempo sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hollywood’s Detective Bureau at 954-967-4411 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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