1 LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a CVS store at knifepoint Wednesday morning.

According to a release from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the suspect entered the CVS in the 7700 block of Blanding Boulevard around 11: 30 a.m., walked behind the counter and tried to pry the cash register open. A cashier confronted the suspect and he allegedly pointed the knife towards her. The cashier called a manager over and the suspect demanded money from the register.

After receiving cash, the suspect fled the business on foot, according to the release. The suspect is described as a male between 5-feet-5 inches tall to 5-feet-7 inches tall weighing between 120 to 140 pounds.

Anyone who has any information in regards to this unknown suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Read or Share this story: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/crime/2014/06/27/cvs-robbery-suspect-wanted/11550631/