Cops: Man robs N. Charleston Walgreens for painkillers

Published: May. 20, 2012 at 5:25 PM EDT|Updated: May. 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The North Charleston Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred Saturday evening at the Walgreens on Dorchester Road in North Charleston.

Police say at around 7:30 p.m. a man walked up to the pharmacist and handed them a note demanding painkillers. The suspect also showed a handgun that was in his waistband.

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

The suspect is described as a white male about 6' to 6-2' in height with red hair and freckles. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark fill length jacket and an olive greenish blue ball cap with a white emblem on the front.

If you have any information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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