Police: Robbery suspect stole prescriptions from pharmacy


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are searching for a man who they say stole prescription drugs from an area pharmacy during an armed robbery early Tuesday.

Dispatchers say an employee called to report the robbery at the CVS Pharmacy at 2302 S. 17th Street just after 3 a.m.

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Police say the man was carrying a weapon when he took an unknown amount of medicine.

They say the man is described as a white male who was wearing a white long-sleeved T-shirt and black or dark pants at the time of the crime.

Officers say they don’t know what kind of weapon the man was carrying. No one was hurt.