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Robber steals pills at CVS

MANATEE - A robber jumped the counter at a CVS pharmacy Tuesday and took an undetermined amount of pills and fled the store, deputies said.

Employees said the man had his hand inside his pocket when he jumped the counter and demanded oxycontin. They thought he was armed. A video captured the incident. The man was wearing a gray sweatshirt, dark shorts and a dark blue baseball cap with a Nike symbol along with dark colored gloves.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call the sheriff's office at (941) 741-3011, ext. 2555 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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