Hillcrest pharmacy robbed

A black man in his 20s reportedly robbed a Hillcrest pharmacy of prescription medicine early Sunday morning, according to the San Diego Police Department.

The man entered the CVS pharmacy in the 300 block of Washington Street about 2 a.m. Sunday, said watch commander Ben Newton.

The suspect jumped over the counter and demanded the medicine. He grabbed an unknown amount and fled the store.

He was described as in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall and 185 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie, dark gray pants and white shoes.

The department’s robbery unit is handling the investigation.

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