Suspect makes bomb threat in attempt to steal drugs from Rite Aid in Roebuck

Surveillance photo of the suspect.

The Birmingham Police Department needs help identifying a suspect who made a bomb threat while attempting to steal narcotics from a drug store Thursday.

Sgt. Johnny Williams says a white male, wearing a surgical mask, entered the Rite Aid located in the 9100 block of Roebuck Parkway East at around 5:20 p.m. and demanded drugs from the pharmacy. He threatened to detonate a bomb if the employees didn't adhere to his demands.

Shortly after making the terrorist threat, the suspect fled the scene without the drugs.

If you have any information regarding the identity of the suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.