Police searching for man who robbed pharmacy at gunpoint

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Wilmington pharmacy at gunpoint, getting away with an unknown amount of medication yesterday afternoon.

Wilmington Police say it happened just before 2:30 p.m. at the Rite Aid at 4502 Shipyard Boulevard. That’s where officers say the man walked into the building and pulled out a gun at the pharmacy counter at the back of the store, demanding medication.

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Police say the man then took off with an unknown amount of medication. Officers say the man is described as a white male in his 40s with short hair, standing at about 6 feet tall. They say he was wearing a baseball cap and jacket at the time of the crime.