|Published: 10:37 AM, 05/08/2013
||Last updated: 10:37 AM, 05/08/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-An armed man robbed the CVS pharmacy of
prescription pills on Saturday, May 4, the Newport Police Department reported.
Pharmacist Josh Apa said that at 2:24 p.m., a white male
wearing square-shaped glasses, a gray ski jacket with a white stripe, blue
jeans, white tennis shoes, and a white baseball cap came up to the register and
handed him a note that told him to give the robber all the Oxycodone and
Hydromorphine pills he had, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported.
The offender showed Apa and other employees a black gun
stuck in his waistband, which may have been a 9 mm handgun, according to the
The robber then went behind the counter and opened a
black duffel bag that had a red Swiss Army symbol on it, and told Apa to put
the pills in it.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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