Man demands prescription drugs in CVS robbery

WAVY/Greg Gadberry

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police say a man went into a CVS Pharmacy in the 1800 block of Frederick Blvd. near Turnpike Road Sunday morning and demanded prescription drugs.

Witnesses told police a white man in his 20s, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a backpack demanded prescription drugs from the pharmacy when he entered the store just before 10 a.m.

Police said the man acted like he had a weapon, and that employees complied with the man’s demands by handing over prescription drugs. He left the store on foot, according to a police spokeswoman..

No one was injured.

Stay with and WAVY News 10 on air for updates as they become available.

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