POLICE BEAT

Portland police probe pharmacy robbery

Posted Sept. 24, 2011, at 12:27 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a pharmacy Friday night.

According to the Press Herald, a man walked into the CVS Pharmacy on Forest Avenue at around 8 p.m. and demanded prescription medications.

The man left the pharmacy on foot with an undisclosed amount of drugs. The suspect did not show a weapon and no injuries occurred, the Press Herald reports.

Portland Police are describing the man as about 25 years old and about 5-foot-10 with a thin build.

Anyone with information is asked to call 874-8533, leave anonymous tips at www.portland-police.com or text message the word “GOTCHA” plus their message to 274637.

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