Upper East Side CVS Held Up at Gunpoint

By Tom Liddy on May 7, 2011 1:59pm 

Cops investigate a robbery at a CVS on the Upper East Side.
Cops investigate a robbery at a CVS on the Upper East Side.
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By Tom Liddy

DNAinfo News Editor

UPPER EAST SIDE - Cops are on the hunt for a thief who held up a CVS on the Upper East Side Friday night.

Police said the suspect entered the drug store on Third Avenue and 91st Street around 8:15 p.m.

He then followed a worker into the office and whipped out a gun, ordering the employee to open the safe.

Afterwards, he fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

The worker was not injured in the hold-up.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 30s last seen wearing a black nylon jacket, dark jeans and a blue and white baseball hat with a Nike swoosh logo.

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