Prescription drugs stolen from Hillcrest CVS after suspect jumps over counter

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — An unknown amount of prescription medicine was taken by a suspect who robbed a Hillcrest Pharmacy early Sunday according to San Diego Police.

Police were called to the CVS Pharmacy on the 300 block of Washington Street around 2 a.m.

A man reportedly jumped over the counter, demanded prescription medicine and fled the store with the drugs, according to Officer Ben Newton.

The suspect was described as a black man in his 20’s, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing about 185 pounds, wearing a black hoodie, dark gray pants and white shoes, Newton said.

There were no reports of injuries and the investigation was continuing.

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