Cape Coral Police Department
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Date: March 14, 2011
Subject: Cape Coral Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Walgreen’s Pharmacy
Cape Coral Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect who committed an armed robbery at 10am today at the Walgreen’s Pharmacy located at 1534 Cape Coral Parkway West.
A male (described as 5’8-5’9 160lbs wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, ski mask, dark pants, white gloves, dark athletic shoes, armed with a semi-automatic handgun) hopped the pharmacy counter and pointed the gun at the pharmacist. The suspect, who was described as having a Spanish accent, demanded Oxycontin pills.
The suspect took multiple bottles of the narcotic, hopped the counter and fled on a dark colored men’s bicycle. No one was injured during the robbery. Witnesses last saw the suspect eastbound on SE 48th Terrace.
Two witnesses that were interviewed on a canvass of the area recalled seeing the male without the ski mask riding a bicycle near the store, possibly casing the business at 8am and again at 9:45am.
Cape Police are asking anyone with information to call 239-574-3223 or SWFL Crimestoppers 1-800-780-TIPS. Photos of the suspect are availble on our BOLOs page- http://www.capecops.com/bolos.