Police: Man demands pills from Anderson pharmacist, showing gun
Anderson police say this man stole the pills from the CVS store. (Dec. 30, 2013/Anderson Police Dept.)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -
Anderson police are working to identify a man they said demanded pills from a CVS pharmacist after passing a note and showing a gun.
Police said the man walked into the pharmacy at 1405 East Greenville St. about 11:20 a.m. Monday and went to the prescription drop-off counter. Police said there were other customers in the area at the time of the robbery.
An employee told the man she would be right with him and when she took the note from him, he pulled up his sweatshirt showing what looked like a gun and told her, "You have 10 seconds," according to police.
The note demanded medications hydrocodone, percocet and oxycodone valued at more than $800, according to the police report.
The man took the pills then left the store in an unknown direction, police said. They said he was the robber had a beard, was wearing a blue and white baseball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark sunglasses.
Anyone who can identify the man in the surveillance photos is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or Sgt. Carla Oglesby at 864 221-8980.
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