Lynchburg Police looking for pharmacy robber

The Walgreens on Wards Road was robbed Tuesday around 5:30 p.m.

POSTED: 09:16 PM EDT Jul 23, 2013    UPDATED: 09:52 PM EDT Jul 23, 2013 
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The search is on for the man who robbed a Lynchburg pharmacy Tuesday evening.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. at the Walgreens in the 2000 block of Wards Road.

The manager told officers that a white male had walked into the store with a possible handgun under his shirt.  The man then demanded medication from the pharmacist.

He took the meds and took off on foot.

The robber is described as a white male in his late 20s.  He stands around 6'5" and weighs around 165 lbs.

He robbed the store wearing a baggy white T-shirt, jean shorts and high top sneakers.  The suspect also has red or brownish hair.

Anyone with information should call Lynchburg Police at 434-455-6172.