Cops identify painkiller armed robbery suspect

Justin Bussman (Source: CCDC)
Justin Bussman (Source: CCDC)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The North Charleston Police Department has identified the man they say took a number of Oxycontin pills during an armed robbery at a North Charleston Walgreens last weekend.

Police say at around 7:30 p.m. last Saturday at the Walgreens on Dorchester Road, 46-year-old Joseph Bussman walked up to the pharmacist and handed them a note demanding painkillers. The suspect also showed a handgun that was in his waistband, police say

According to authorities the pharmacist gave Bussman the pills and the suspect then walked out of the front door.

If you have any information on Bussman's whereabouts, please call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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