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Police searching for robber who stole oxycodone

Police are looking for a man who entered a Peoria pharmacy and stole oxycodone.

The suspect entered the CVS near 83rd Ave. and Thunderbird around 9:00 p.m. on July 31. He walked around the store, selected several items and the proceeded with them to the drop-off pharmacy counter.

The suspect began asking the pharmacist questions about the item before presenting her with a note demanding oxycodone. The suspect then grabbed his waistline, leading the pharmacist to believe that he had a gun.

After receiving the pills, the suspect fled the store in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as being a black male in his early 20s. He stands about 5-foot-10. He was last seen wearing tan khaki pants, a white shirt and white tennis shoes. He was also wearing a grey Boston Red Sox hat with a gold sticker on the brim.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Peoria Police Department at (623) 773-7045.