Police Say Man Threatened Pharmacy Manager With Knife

Police are asking for your help in identifying a man who tried to steal electronic equipment and threatened employees at a pharmacy.

New Bern police say it happened at the CVS store on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

They say just before 10 a.m. on June 20th the young man came into the store and attempted to remove a MP3 player from its packaging with a knife. As a store manager approached the man, he threatened the manager with the knife.

Police say he did not get away with the MP3 player.

To view full-size pictures of the man police want identified, click VIEW SLIDESHOW at the top of this story.

If you recognize or think you may know who this man is, please contact New Bern police at 252-672-4252.

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  • by The Wise One Location: NC on Jul 8, 2009 at 04:14 PM
    Obviously, he needs a psychological examination, but still should be apprehended for his improper behavior.
  • by Bill Location: Greenville on Jul 8, 2009 at 01:25 PM
    Man i'm never setting foot in New Bern again it's way too dangerous!!
  • by anon Location: wallace on Jul 8, 2009 at 12:27 PM
    hey mr pharmacy man, remember this next time, you don't carry a knife to a gun fight. arm up. it is your right!!
  • by jinger Location: Craven Co on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:53 AM
    Man? Looks like a kid to me.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:52 AM
    The following quotation was by Jeff Cooper, who ran GUNSITE RANCH in Arizona for years; VIOLENCE January 1975--"One bleeding-heart type asked me in a recent interview if I did not agree that 'violence begets violence.' I told him that it is my earnest endeavor to see that it does. I would like very much to ensure--and in some cases I have--that any man who offers violence to his fellow citizen begets a whole lot more in return than he can enjoy."
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:58 AM
    To Bob, I would've loved for that to happen lol. I would get a kick out of that. To MrT, you also have a great idea. I would also mix the guns and pills with some mase. This combination=A passed out criminal that's easy to arrest
  • by Moderators Nightmare on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:17 AM
    Mr T you are the man! LOL!
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jul 8, 2009 at 09:57 AM
    The store managed should invest in a nice 12gauge pump to keep under the counter. Get one of the models with the pistol grip and it shouldn't be too hard to find a hiding place for it.Load it up with some 3" magnum number 4 buckshot and you will be all set.
  • by same ol same ol Location: Raleigh on Jul 8, 2009 at 08:52 AM
    Chief of police has another 'hug a thug' on his hands.
  • by Ted Location: Greenville on Jul 8, 2009 at 08:36 AM
    Looks like Rob from VA to me...
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