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CVS Pharmacy hit by polite bandit

About 9:20 Friday night, a man robbed the CVS Pharmacy, 7330 Lima Road.

According to a police report, a white man, about 5-foot-9, 150 pounds and in his 20s, wearing a green shirt over a long-sleeved white T-shirt and jeans, had entered the store with a 9 mm Glock handgun.

He also had what appeared to be a fake mustache on his face and prescription glasses.

He took the prescription painkillers OxyContin, Percocet and methadone and apologized to the pharmacist before leaving the store out of the north emergency exit, according to the police report.

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