Police arrest suspect in CVS pharmacy robbery

Source: Charleston Police Department
Source: Charleston Police Department
Brian Laing (Source: CCDC)
Brian Laing (Source: CCDC)

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police have arrested the man they say robbed a CVS pharmacy Saturday evening on James Island.

Authorities arrested 26-year-old Brian Laing for strong armed robbery after police say he robbed the CVS on Maybank Highway of prescription drugs around 5p.m.

According to police, Laing handed the pharmacist a note demanding Oxycontin.

Officials say after the pharmacist handed over the pills, he took off in an unknown direction.

Laing was taken into police custody Sunday afternoon and will have a bond hearing on Monday.

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