MANATEE - A suspect got away with $670 in prescription medication during a robbery at a CVS store on Sunday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
A man entered the store at 5310 Lockwood Ridge Road about 4 p.m., walked to the pharmacy and demanded a list of prescription pills, according to a news release.
“The suspect stated that if it wasn’t done quickly, someone would get hurt,” the report states.
The suspect did not show a weapon, but employees did hand over items worth a total of more than $670.
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The suspect then fled to west on a bicycle, according to the sheriff’s office.
The suspect was described as standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He had a shaved head and was wearing a black shirt and khaki pants, according to the sheriff’s office.
Anyone with information about the robbery can call Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-8477.