Reward offered for information on Hampton Pharmacy robbery

1:36 pm | January 7, 2014

Local law enforcement officers and are seeking the public’s aid in locating the person who robbed Hampton Pharmacy of anywhere from $30,000 to $40,000 worth of medications last year.Hampton TN Pharmacy Suspect_1 Hampton TN Pharmacy Suspect_2

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department, Crime Stoppers, and the drug theft information initiative RxPatrol are offering a $2,500 cash reward to the person or persons who can provide information leading to the robber’s arrest.

On Dec. 16, 2013, a masked gunman entered the pharmacy and stole what authorities estimated was approximately 2,500 oxycodone pills before fleeing the store, crossing a creek to the north of the building, and disappearing into a residential neighborhood.

The robbery suspect was described as a blue-eyed white male between 20 and 29 years old, standing anywhere from 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is encouraged to call the Crime Stoppers line at (888)479-8477.

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