Drugstore Cowboy –  

August 28, 2020 – NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — Thursday evening, an armed robber struck the CVS in North Myrtle Beach– but not for cash; police say the robber wanted drugs. 

Right around 7 p.m., police were called to the store in the 4400 block of South Highway 17. 

The incident report states a white male with a thin build walked up to the pharmacy counter and stated he needed to pick up a prescription for “Smith.” When asked for more information, the robber said, “It’s not a prescription. Do you see what’s in my hands?” According to the report, police say he was wearing a button-up shirt, a hat, sunglasses and a mask at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.



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