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Robber steals prescription meds from pharmacy


Image credit Silver Spring Twp. PD

Police in Silver Spring Township are searching for a man who held up a Rite Aid pharmacy on Friday afternoon. It happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Rite Aid located along the 7000 block of Wertzville Road.

According to police reports, the suspect handed the clerk a note demanding pharmaceuticals. The suspect got away with two 100 count bottles of Oxycodone, police said.

No weapon was displayed in the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9″, in his mid to late 20′s. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded jacket with stripes on both sleeves, a baseball cap and dark “female style” sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Huff at 717-697-0607 ext. 2031.


Image credit Silver Spring Twp. PD


2 Comments to “Robber steals prescription meds from pharmacy”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    January 18, 2014 at 3:29 PM

    I usually hand pharmacists a note demanding pharmaceuticals and I don't have any weapons. It has my doctor's signature on it.

    JustSayin said:
    January 19, 2014 at 8:54 AM

    Why would they give him 2, 100 count bottles. I'm sure if they would have given him 1 bottle he would have turned and walked away. Maybe an inside job?

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