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HILLSVILLE ee* Police believe the objective of an armed robber who hit the CVS pharmacy in Hillsville Saturday was to steal prescription drugs to sell.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. Saturday, when a man armed with a handgun and dressed in black stormed the pharmacy counter, according to the Hillsville Police Department.
"The suspect jumped the counter and demanded drugs from the pharmacy safe," according to a news release. "The cashier was forced to the floor as the pharmacist opened the safe."
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