Robber steals painkillers from CVS

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SAN DIEGO — San Diego police Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying a robber who used a demand note to steal prescription drugs from a pharmacy.

The robbery occurred at the CVS Pharmacy at 7525 Eads Ave. around 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police.

He stole Roxicodone, a generic version of Oxycodone, police said.

Police described the robber as a thin 6-foot-2 white man, 25 to 35 years old, last seen with a scruffy beard.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call San Diego police robbery detectives at 619-531-2299 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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