Suspect dressed in pink, wearing wig steals oxycontin from Rite Aid

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the Rite Aid on 325 Folly Road in James lsland around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say a black male 6'2 in height with a goatee was wearing a pink outfit (shirt and pants) and a black wig when he walked into the Rite Aid and demanded oxycontin from an employee.

A witness said the man had a rag or towel over his mouth and was coughing into it constantly.

The suspect took out a note and handed it to the pharmacy technician.

The note read: "I ready 2 die give me all the Oxycontin and all Percocet. We got guns."

The pharmacy tech told police that he thought he saw a gun in the suspect's hand under the purse, but could not make out what kind.

The incident is still under investigation.

If you have any information you can call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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