Police: Man robs CVS, gets away with pills

Published 10:37 am Tuesday, August 9, 2016

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police say a man walked into an East Innes Street CVS drug store on Friday night and walked out with an undisclosed amount of pills.

The robbery occurred at 8:50 p.m at 1702 E. Innes St. near closing time. The suspect waited until customers were out of the store, police said, and handed the pharmacist a note asking for oxycodone or he would shoot people.

The pharmacist gave the man “an undisclosed amount of drugs,” and the man left the store, police said.

No gun was ever shown during the incident. The man is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, with short dreads, wearing gold sunglasses, a peach-colored shirt and khaki pants.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call police at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245. These calls may be made anonymously.