Walgreens robbed of OxyContin

Police working on similar crimes

Published On: Feb 25 2013 11:30:29 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 03:43:28 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

A man robbed a Madison Walgreens of OxyContin Friday afternoon, according to police.

Police said a man passed a pharmacist a note demanding OxyContin just before 2 p.m. at the Walgreens at 8302 Old Sauk Road.

The robber is described as white, in his late 20s to early 30s, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 150 pounds, with blue eyes, short light brown hair, a short light brown beard or facial stubble and acne scars on the face. He was wearing a yellow and black coat with black on the shoulders and down the sleeves to the elbow.

Madison police said they’re working with other law enforcement agencies on a string of similar crimes.

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