Gunman in Miami CVS robbery sought

Police: Gunman handed worker note, produces black pistol


MIAMI – A gunman who robbed a CVS pharmacy in Miami is currently being sought by the Miami Police Department.

The man entered the CVS drug store at 4801 SW Eighth St. at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Once inside, the man went to the photo processing center and made contact with victim Raul Portugal, police said.

The gunman handed Portugal a note that read, "I have a gun, give me everything you have." Police said the gunman then produced a black pistol from his waistband.

Portugal gave the gunman the money he had in the register and the man fled the store in possible four-door gold Nissan Altima, police said.

Police said the man was last seen wearing a long-sleeve dark blue Old Navy sweater, a blue cap and sunglasses.

Anyone who can identify the gunman or knows about the robbery is asked to call the Miami Police Department's Robbery Unit at 305-603-6370. Police said those with information that wish to remain anonymous can call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477) or send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.


--Surveillance photos courtesy of Miami police.

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