Man Robbed Walgreens for Oxycontin in Fresno

December 4, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Fresno Police are searching for a man who walked into a busy drug store Friday night and robbed the pharmacy. It happened just before 7:00 p.m. at the Walgreens at Herndon and West in Northwest Fresno.Police say a man in his twenties went to the pharmacy located in the back of the store and told a pharmacist he had a gun. He demanded oxycontin, and the worker fearing for their life gave the man some of the highly addictive drug.

He then ran out of the store and remains on the loose at this hour.