He is seen on surveillance video wearing a black curly haired wig and sporting a purple dress, white shoes and carrying a brown purse and cane. The cashier is seen placing a wad of money into the purse.
Police have not said how much money it was.
The robbery happened at the Walgreens location at 7 Mile and Evergreen roads.
The suspect is a black male with a full beard and mustache, estimated to be 30-40 years old, 6'0" tall and weighing 250-280 Ibs,
Anyone who recognizes this individual or can provide information relating to his location can call the Criminal Investigation Unit at (313) 596-1616, Detroit Police at (313) 596-5845 or email email@example.com.