UPDATE: Man robs Walgreens on Oleander Drive, steals prescription medication
Police in Wilmington have released surveillance photos of the man they say robbed a Walgreens Saturday afternoon. (Source: MGN Online)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -
Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating reports of an armed robbery of the Walgreens on Oleander Drive.
According to police, a man went into the store with a gun around 1:30 Saturday afternoon.
Employees say the suspect jumped over the counter and told them to open the door to the prescription medications. The suspect had a white trash bag in one hand and a gun in the other. He also had on medical gloves.
The suspect waved the gun at the employees, filled a white trash bag with prescription medications and jumped back over the counter. He left Walgreens through the service entrance.
Employees told police they believe this could be the same person who robbed the store Easter Sunday, April 20.