Jorts-Wearing Robber Wanted in St. Louis Walgreens Heists

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A jorts-wearing thief is wanted in at least three Walgreens robberies, police say. - IMAGES VIA ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE/GOOGLE EARTH
  • Images via St. Louis County Police/Google Earth
  • A jorts-wearing thief is wanted in at least three Walgreens robberies, police say.
Some weirdo wearing jorts is robbing Walgreens stores in the Metro region, and St. Louis County cops are on it.

The department broke the grim news yesterday, tweeting out a photo of this creep so that we could see for ourselves the darkness that lies in the hearts (and wardrobes) of man.

"This guy wears jorts and robs Walgreens stores," reads the somber pronouncement.

The jorts (They're jeans! They're shorts! They're jorts!) were dark in color. The rest of the suspect's outfit included a white hat, black-rimmed glasses and a maroon T-shirt "with eagle outstretched on the front," according to police. He's about average height with a medium build, maybe 40 years old.

Police say he was pretending to be just some average shopper on Tuesday evening, wandering up to counter of the Walgreens at 2700 Telegraph Road with a few items. But as soon as the clerk opened the cash drawer, jorts guy overpowered her, snatched the money and took off, according to police.

He drove off in a newer-model, blue Toyota Avalon with Missouri plates. When investigators started looking into it, they matched his description to a pair of other Walgreens robberies carried out in the previous 24 hours.
 
Police are looking for him, but he's still out there. They ask if you see him to call Office Michael Moore at 314-615-0162. Keep your eyes peeled, people.

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