Police looking for armed suspect after Walgreens heist in San Ramon

SAN RAMON – A suspect used a gun to rob a San Ramon Walgreens of prescription medication Wednesday morning.

According to police, at approximately 8:03 am Wednesday, a man entered a Walgreens store at 21001 San Ramon Valley Blvd and walked to directly to the pharmacy. Authorities say the suspect placed a black semi-automatic handgun on the counter along with a note demanding Buprenorophine, a prescription opioid typically used to treat pain opioid addiction.

The suspect fled on foot with a over $300 of Bupenophine in multiple bottles.

Police say the armed suspect is a man 20-30 years old, 5’07”-5’08”, weighing 190-200 pounds. He was wearing a blue surgical mask over his face, a grey beanie, dark sweatshirt, black pants, and white shoes.

Anyone having any information pertaining to the robbery, the suspect, or information about similar type robberies is encouraged to contact the San Ramon Police Department at (925) 973-2700.

Police described the surveillance photos from Walgreens as “poor quality.”

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