Robbery suspect demands OxyContin from Phoenix pharmacy
By Jennifer Thomas
PHOENIX -- A reward is being offered to help find a suspect involved in an armed robbery at a Phoenix Walgreens on May 27.
The suspect entered the store at Glendale and 43rd avenues just after 2 a.m. and walked to the pharmacy counter where he displayed a handgun and demanded OxyContin, according to police.
He was given several bottles then fled in an unknown direction.
No vehicle was seen.
The suspect is described as a white or light Hispanic male with a muscular build, 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 200 pounds. He was wearing black sunglasses and a black fedora-style hat at the time of the robbery.
Police released surveillance video on Monday.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or silentwitness.org.
A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered in the case.