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Man nabs $7K in drugs during CVS robbery

Posted October 3, 2012

— The Spring Lake Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a CVS pharmacy Monday.

Police said the man entered the store at 1137 N. Bragg Blvd. about 2:45 p.m. and approached the counter. He handed an employee a note that read, “I have a gun, give me every strength in Oxycodone and Opana...Hurry up and be quiet or I will shoot you."

The man fled with about 30 bottles of medication worth more than $7,000, police said. Witnesses said he got into a black, older model Honda Civic that was last seen heading north on Bragg Boulevard.

The man is described as a white male in his mid-30s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a slender build, wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt, black sunglasses and a gray baseball hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 855-770-8477.


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  • davidgnews Oct 4, 2012

    I'd love to be invited to his next party! Coretta Scott Thing

    I'll keep my fingers crossed that you get the invitation!

  • Coretta Scott Thing Oct 3, 2012

    I'd love to be invited to his next party!

  • OneLove Oct 3, 2012

    "LOL and people are worried about a natural plant." +1

  • Brian Jenkins Oct 3, 2012

    LOL and people are worried about a natural plant.

  • piene2 Oct 3, 2012

    Great drug plan!

  • SmokeWagon Oct 3, 2012

    Another democrat gone off the deep end....!!! Bet he didn't show any ID either...!!!!

  • 1983rs Oct 3, 2012

    he's figures he can be in palm beach by 10pm.. rush will need a good supply tonight

  • RUSTYROVER Oct 3, 2012

    Why don't pharmacy's have bottles of pills that look like Oxycodone and Opana but really be a supper strong laxitive, that way the thief will be easier to catch

  • 12-21-12 Oct 3, 2012

    Hes feeling no pain until hes caught. I bet its a fast easy arrest.

  • LuvLivingInCary Oct 3, 2012

    i bet fayetteville will be on "high" alert tonight...