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Gun-wielding robber steals more than $9K from Greenwich Village CVS

Posted at 6:14 PM, Feb 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-09 18:22:11-05

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (PIX11) -- Police are searching for a man who robbed a Manhattan CVS at gunpoint and made off with thousands of dollars.

Authorities say the suspect entered the CVS located at 360 Avenue of the Americas at about 3:15 Monday morning and forced the manager into the back office at gunpoint and forced him to open the safe. The suspect removed over $9,000 from the safe and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a wearing a black 3/4 length jacket with a fur hood, gray pants and brown boots. He was also carrying a black messenger bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.