Police seeking man who robbed Janesville Walgreens for pain pills
JANESVILLE—Police are seeking the public’s help to find a person they think robbed a Walgreens on the south side of Janesville.
Police were called to the pharmacy at 1740 Center Ave., Janesville, at 9:08 a.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Janesville Police Department.
Employees said a man entered the store and gave a note to a pharmacy employee demanding oxycodone, according to the news release. The employee gave the man the drug, according to the news release.
He fled across the street to Tremors Bar and Grill, 1802 Center Ave., where he got into a truck and drove south on Center Avenue, according to the news release.
Police describe the robber as a white man between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall. He has a light brown mustache and was wearing a hunter green and black Columbia-type jacket, blue jeans frayed at the cuffs and white tennis shoes.
He was driving a pewter-colored, full-sized pickup truck with a diamond-plated toolbox in the bed.
Police ask anyone who might know more about the incident to call the Janesville Police Department at 608-757-2244 or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636. Crime tips can be sent by text message to 274637 by typing JACS + message.