Robber flees Walgreens Pharmacy with meds

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police say a man robbed the Colerain Township Walgreens Pharmacy and got away with several bottles of hydrocodone.

An older, white male entered the Walgreens store at 9775 Colerain Avenue on Sunday just before 5:30 a.m. Police said he kept his left hand in his pocket and told the pharmacist that they were being held up.

The suspect demanded all hydrocodone, diazepam and klonopin, authorities said. He brought a large, yellow and white paper bag with handles, described to say something about "candies" on the side in writing.

Police said he was handed several bottle of hydrocodone and fled the scene on foot.

Witnesses said the suspect had black and gray facial hair, and he was wearing a dark knit hat, a gray-colored jacket with a dark collar, gray sweatpants and black gym shoes.

Anyone with information about this person is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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