Crime

Police seek South Hill pharmacy robber wearing fisherman’s hat

Detectives are trying to identify a man who robbed a South Hill pharmacy on Nov. 14.

The holdup happened about 7:30 p.m. at a Rite Aid 7 in the 12800 block of Meridian Avenue East.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers gave this account:

The robber went to the pharmacy counter and showed the clerk a note on a cellphone that demanded prescription pills. The robber lifted his shirt and showed a handgun in his waistband, then took the pills and fled.

He was described as in his 20s, 5 feet 10, 170 pounds, with dark hair.

The man was wearing sunglasses, a black and white fisherman-style hat, blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips are anonymous and can lead to a reward.

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