Armed robber demands oxycodone at Knoxville Walgreens

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police are searching for the man they believe robbed a Walgreen's location in Knoxville Monday afternoon.

The man reportedly walked into the store's pharmacy on 2400 Broadway shortly before 2:30 p.m. with a note which claimed he was armed and demanded oxycodone.

After getting the pills, the suspect left the store and headed in an unkown direction.

Police describe him as a white man, 6'1"-6'2", about 230lbs, between the age of 24- 30,with a slight mustache and goatee, last seen wearing a tan jacket with a black ball cap, blue jeans and a white T-shirt. Anyone who may have seen this subject is asked to the Knoxville Police Department Hotline.


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  • by James Atkinson on May 20, 2011 at 01:54 PM
    Now you know why they make Tasers!!! What an idiot. Risking freedom, and possibly, his life, for a few PILLS!

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