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Police searching for man accused of robbing Hanover pharmacy

Photo Credit: Hanover Borough Police

Photo Credit: Hanover Borough Police

HANOVER BOROUGH, Pa. (WPMT)- Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say robbed Laslow’s Pharmacy in Hanover on Wednesday.

The robbery happened shortly before 3:50 p.m. along the 800 block of Carlisle Street.

Police said the man handed the clerk a note threatening to harm the employee if they didn’t cooperate with his demands.

Photo Credit: Hanover Borough Police

Photo Credit: Hanover Borough Police

The man left the pharmacy with an undisclosed amount of prescription medication.

Police said the man is white, in his late 30s or early 40s, and between 5’9″ and 5’10” in height. He has shoulder length dirty blond hair or is possibly wearing a wig.  He was last seen wearing a dirty black ball cap, black framed sunglasses, a dirty white t-shirt with “Chicago” written across the front, black shorts and black ankle high boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-637-5575.