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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Police need the public’s help finding a suspect in a south St. Louis robbery. Police say that on November 7, 2014, a man entered a Walgreens store at Gravois and Hampton around 11:45pm. He demanded cigarettes from the employee at the register, placing his hand inside his pocket to imply he had a weapon. No weapon was actually displayed.

The employee complied and the suspect then fled with multiple packs of cigarettes. He was last seen walking into the park behind the store.

The suspect is described a black man, 55-60-years old, 5’8″-5’10”, with a full white beard.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information on the case is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS. ​