Suspect Demanded Prescription Narcotics


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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a drug store at gunpoint.

A security camera recorded the robber at the CVS on Browns Hill Road in Squirrel Hill.

The robbery happened on the morning of Sept. 6.

(Source: Crime Stoppers/Pittsburgh Police)

The robber ordered employees to lie on the floor, but he wasn’t after money.

“A black male, about 5-feet-10-inches, 180 pounds, approximately 20 to 30 years of age, entered the store, went to the back, to the pharmacy area, displayed a firearm and demanded employees hand over prescription narcotics,” said Pittsburgh Police Sgt. William Vollberg.

The robber got into a getaway car behind the building.

The vehicle is believed to be a gray Volkswagen Passat, with Minnesota license plate: AWZ-497.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 412-255-8477.

There’s a reward of up to $1,000 for help solving the case, and you can remain anonymous.