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Police: Armed men stole medication from Smithfield CVS

Posted August 24

Smithfield police are searching for two men who robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint early Thursday morning.

— Smithfield police are searching for two men who robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint early Thursday morning.

Authorities said two men armed with handguns entered the pharmacy at 1180 North Brightleaf Blvd. at about 2:45 a.m. while two employees were inside.

One of the men forced the pharmacist to turn over prescription medication at gunpoint while the other man forced a store clerk, who was stocking shelves, to go to the front of the store.

Both men fled the scene in a dark-colored Chevrolet truck.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Both men are described as being in their mid-20s and were wearing bandanas over their faces.

Anybody with information is asked to call Smithfield police at 919-989-1087.

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  • Janet Ghumri Aug 24, 7:42 p.m.
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    let me guess what meds they were willing to commit such an awful crime for.....

  • Jeffrey Derry Aug 24, 4:22 p.m.
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    Bad hombres ....