Armed man robs Hazelwood pharmacy of prescription meds

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HAZELWOOD, Pa. —

Police said they're searching for an armed man who robbed a Hazelwood pharmacy of prescription medications on Sunday.

Investigators said a black man between 18 and 25 years old walked up to the pharmacy counter and lifted his shirt, showing a pharmacist a semi-automatic pistol in his waistband.

Officers said the man then handed the pharmacist a blue duffle bag and instructed her to fill it with Percocet and Suboxone.

Police said the pharmacist did what he asked and the man walked out of the store onto Second Avenue.

Responding officers said they searched the area, but were unable to find the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.