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Man robs East Stroudsburg CVS to get drugs, police say

By Nancy Dougherty, WFMZ.com Reporter, NDougherty@wfmz.com
Published On: Nov 14 2012 07:02:08 AM CST
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -

A man robbed a CVS pharmacy Tuesday night and made off with drugs, police said.

The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. at the CVS at 7 Fox Run Lane in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County.

Police said a white man entered the pharmacy wearing a dark zip up hoodie, dark ski mask covering the lower half of his face, dark jeans, dark shoes, and dark gloves with white bones outlining the back of his hands.

The man jumped over the pharmacy counter, asking for oxycodone, police said.

The suspect then ran out of the store with an unknown amount of prescription pills.

He's described as 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, approximately 165-175 pounds, and 20-30 years old.

He got into a silver four-door Pontiac Grand Am with glass sunroof, spoiler, chrome rims, rear tinted windows that was headed south on Route 209.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 570-839-7701.