On December 27, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Salisbury police officers and detectives responded to the Mt. Hermon Discount Pharmacy located at 1207 Mt. Hermon Road, Salisbury, Maryland for a reported armed robbery. The store employees stated that an armed suspect entered the store and immediately ordered the employees to the floor.
Further investigation revealed that upon entering the store the suspect displayed what was described as a black semi-automatic handgun. The suspect ordered the employees to the floor, while proceeding behind the counter where he removed an undisclosed amount of store product from the shelves of the pharmacy. The suspect then fled on foot towards the area of Rt. 50. Detectives have been and will continue to work with nearby business owners in an effort to locate and analyze surveillance footage. At this time there is no identifiable surveillance footage available for release. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
Worcester County Sheriff’s Office K-9 team assisted in the investigation, and conducted a K-9 track which did not reveal additional evidence.
SUSPECT: 18-20 year old male, approximately 5’-05” to 5’-07”, 120 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up over his head to hide his face, gray sweatpants. He was armed with a black semi-automatic style handgun.