Police seek suspects in attempted pharmacy theft

By From page A4 | June 23, 2014

VACAVILLE — Police are looking for two men who tried to steal medications from a Vacaville pharmacy Friday, but fled empty-handed.

Dispatchers received multiple calls at 3:01 p.m. reporting two men had jumped the pharmacy counter inside the CVS Pharmacy at 625 Elmira Road, and were trying to take medications, according to a press release.

Police said two dark-skinned men in their early 20s with short hair and baseball caps entered the store and approached the pharmacy counter. They forced their way to the back of the pharmacy and demanded prescription medication, according to the release. Police said employees struggled with the men and prevented them from taking anything from the store.

Officers responded to the store, but employees said the suspects had already fled. Officers were unable to find them. One of the men could possibly be armed with a handgun, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Officer Dale Hogg at 449-5200.

Reach Adrienne Harris at 427-6956 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/aharrisdr.

Adrienne Harris

Adrienne Harris

Adrienne joined the Daily Republic in September 2009. She earned her journalism degree at the University of Florida in 2005 and has worked at newspapers in Fort Pierce, Fla.; Las Cruces, N.M.; and El Paso, Texas.

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  • 2realJune 23, 2014 - 1:55 pm

    Two dark skinned males, early twenties with short hair and baseball caps. Ill be on the look out

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  • DJJune 23, 2014 - 7:38 pm

    Hey, at least they provided something. There are many media outlets that won't provide descriptions of the perps. Its a crazy pc world.

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