Pittsburgh Police responded to reports of two separate robberies of Rite Aid pharmacies on October 30.
Just after 7:45 p.m. responding officers from Zone 5 arrived at 1800 Morningside Avenue.
Employees told them a male wearing a white hoodie entered the store, walked up the clerk, displayed a handgun in his waistband, and demanded money. The suspect received an undetermined amount of money and left the store. He is described as early 20's, 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Just before 8:30 p.m. officers from Zone 1 responded to a call of a robbery at 802 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Upon arrival a clerk told them a male was buying candy when he reached into the register and took an undetermined amount of money. He then fled the store. He is described as about 6 feet 3 inches tall and 150 pounds, wearing a black hoodie.
VCU and the Crime Scene Unit processed both scenes and police continue to investigate.
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