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Kannapolis police search for CVS robber

Kannapolis police said this vehicle is suspected of being involved in Tuesday’s robbery of the CVS at 2002 Shiloh Church Road.
Kannapolis police said this vehicle is suspected of being involved in Tuesday’s robbery of the CVS at 2002 Shiloh Church Road. KANNAPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Kannapolis police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who robbed the CVS at 2002 Shiloh Church Road about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

The robber displayed a black semi-automatic handgun, demanded prescription medication and left with a large quantity of medication, police said.

The robber left in a white sedan parked near the front doors of the pharmacy.

The vehicle was last seen driving north through the CVS parking lot and appeared to have some type of dark material hanging from the rear of the vehicle.

The robber was wearing a dark blue hoodie that said “Bering Sea 2007” on the back and also had on black pants. He is white, about 5-feet-5-inches tall and 150 pounds. He had a reddish-blond goatee.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-920-4071 or email tspry@kannapolisnc.gov.

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