BPD searching for suspect who robbed CVS, took ‘large quantity’ of drugs

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed a CVS pharmacy Tuesday night.

According to BPD, the man entered the pharmacy in the 200 block of Gadsden Highway around 6:30 p.m. He walked around the store for 30 minutes prior to approaching the pharmacy desk.

The man demanded Xanax before revealing a gun and entering the pharmacy area. He then took a crate filled with a “large quantity of prescribed drugs” just before fleeing the scene.

The suspect is said to have had a tattoo on his neck in cursive writing, according to BPD.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, contact BPD at (205) 254-1753 or CrimeStoppers at (205) 254-7777.


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