Police: Man accused of robbing Rite Choice Pharmacy in Mount Eden

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MOUNT EDEN -

Police say they're searching for a suspect accused of robbing a Rite Choice Pharmacy on East 170th Street on April 1.

They say the suspect put a bar of soap in his pants and when a 60-year-old employee approached him about it, the man punched the employee in the face and ran away.

The victim suffered a gash on the left side of his face but refused medical attention.

The item the suspect stole costs just over $5.

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

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