Seen him? Peoria authorities searching for suspect in attempted pharmacy robbery

PEORIA - Peoria authorities are asking for help in identifying a suspect who attempted to rob a grocery store pharmacy on Monday.

The suspect entered the grocery store, near 91st and Olive avenues, and presented a note to a pharmacy employee demanding specific narcotic pills. The employee refused to give the suspect the requested pills so the suspect left.

The suspect is described as a 25-35 year old black male who has short dark hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, dark pants and white tennis shoes.

Anybody with any information about the suspect or the attempted robbery is encouraged to contact the Peoria Police Department by phone 623-773-7045, by text by sending PPD to 274-637, by email at, by using Tipsoft on or by contacting Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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