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Cape police ask for assistance identifying robbery suspect

By Staff | Jan 4, 2012

The Cape Coral Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a gunman who held up a Walgreens Pharmacy on Cape Coral Parkway on New Year’s Eve.

The unidentified white male entered the Walgreens at 905 Cape Coral Parkway East at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and approached the pharmacy counter. The man handed the pharmacist a note stating that he was robbing the business. He demanded the prescription drug Oxycodone. The suspect then pointed to a sliver handgun that was hidden inside of his sleeve.

The gunman took several bottles of the narcotic and fled the store.

Cape Coral Police detectives are asking for help in identifying the suspect pictured in surveillance photos. If you know the identity of the suspect, you are asked to contact Cape Coral Police: Phone- 574-3223 ; Web- www.capecops.com/webtips; Text- CRIMES (274637) enter CCPD+ your message; In Person- 1100 Cultural Park Blvd or SWFL Crimestoppers- 1-800-780-TIPS

Source: Cape Coral Police Department