Police in Walnut Creek are looking for the man they said entered the Walnut Creek Walgreens store at Main and Treat Blvd. on Feb. 11 – making off with a quantity of oxycodone tablets after striking a pharmacist with a gun.
Investigators said the man entered the business at 5:30 a.m., jumped the prescriptions counter and demanded a quantity of the opioid pain medication, favored on the street for its high.
Police said the suspect backed up his demand for the drug by striking a pharmacist with a pistol during the course of the robbery, causing a minor injury.
Suspect Description: Black male adult, mid to late-30s, 6′-tall, 210 pounds, goatee, sunglasses, black/red “A’s” baseball cap and black jacket.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Walnut Creek police department.