Man robs Walgreens pharmacy

Robber inferred he had a weapon

Published On: Jan 23 2013 06:14:42 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 23 2013 06:57:12 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Madison police said a man robbed a Walgreens pharmacy on the city's far west side late Wednesday afternoon.

Police said the man entered the Walgreens at 7810 Mineral Point Road just after 4 p.m., contact with the pharmacist and demanded Oxycontin.

The man had his hand in his pocket, implying that he had a weapon but no weapon was seen, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.

Police said the robber fled westbound and wasn't located.

The robber was described as a white man in his 20s, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was wearing a light-colored parka with dark-colored sleeves, police said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward.