Police: Man Demands Pills in Robbery Attempt

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ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Alliance Police Department asked for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of an armed robbery attempt.

The Walgreens on South Union Avenue was targeted around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The man showed a semi-automatic handgun at the pharmacy and demanded Oxycodone pills, the police said.

He heard the pharmacist calling the police department, got nervous and left.

Officers said the man was white, about 6’0″ tall with a thin build and had a well-trimmed mustache and beard.  He wore a stocking cap and gray hoodie at the time of the robbery attempt.

Tips may be phone in to 330-829-9140.

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