Saturday, April 19, 2014
AUGUSTA — A lone robber apparently held up the CVS Pharmacy on Capitol Street about 11 a.m. today before fleeing on foot.
In this surveillance camera still image, the suspect in the Saturday robbery of the Capitol Street CVS pharmacy is shown.
Augusta and State Police officers investigate a robbery reported about 11 a.m. today at the CVS Pharmacy on Capitol Street in Augusta.
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
Augusta and Maine State Police and a police K-9 searched the surrounding area looking for a suspect described as a white male about 5-foot-6, wearing dark clothing, a black hooded sweatshirt, black hat and camouflage gloves.
The suspect reportedly headed east from the pharmacy.
Police said no details were available yet.
Less than a month ago, a robber at the Rite-Aid Pharmacy on North Belfast Avenue barricaded himself in the store’s bathroom while allegedly shooting up the drugs he had stolen.
Nineteen-year-old Dylan Karczweski is accused in that robbery and remains behind bars in Kennebec County jail.