According to police, on the evening of Nov. 5 an unknown white male entered the Rite Aid, located on North Dupont Highway in Milford, and proceeded back to the pharmacy counter. While there, he displayed what appeared to be a large hunting knife and attempted to obtain prescription medicines from the pharmacists.


The Milford Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who attempted to rob a pharmacy earlier this month.

According to police, on the evening of Nov. 5 an unknown white male entered the Rite Aid, located on North Dupont Highway in Milford, and proceeded back to the pharmacy counter. While there, he displayed what appeared to be a large hunting knife and attempted to obtain prescription medicines from the pharmacists. The suspect ultimately fled on foot without obtaining anything. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as being in his early to mid 20s, with a thin build, standing between 5 feet, 11 inches and 6 fett 2 inches tall. He was wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans and a black baseball hat.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dwight Young of the Milford Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit at 422-8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.