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Man robs St. Petersburg CVS pharmacy, takes prescription drugs

ST. PETERSBURG — A man armed with a knife robbed a CVS pharmacy at 5801 Central Ave. on Monday, according to St. Petersburg police.

Police said the man jumped the pharmacy counter about 5:10 p.m. Monday and confronted the pharmacist. He demanded that the pharmacist open the narcotics safe, according to police, then swiped more than 100 prescription painkiller pills and fled.

The suspect wore a white T-shirt over his head, according to police. A more complete description was not made available.

Man robs St. Petersburg CVS pharmacy, takes prescription drugs 06/07/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 7:32pm]
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