Newport Rite Aid Robbed

Updated 2 years ago

Another Rite Aid pharmacy has been robbed, this time it happened in Newport.Police say a man walked into the store on the corner of Route 100 and Route 2 around 5:30 p.m. Thursday night. He handed the pharmacist a note. The robber got away with prescription medications.The suspect is described as a white man, six feet tall. Authorities say he was wearing a black skull cap, sunglasses, black jacket and tan pants.Authorities have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.Police believe he left the store on foot.We’re told there were customers inside the Rite Aid store at the time, no one was injured.Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Newport police at 368-3263.


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