MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Crime Stoppers of Minnesota is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading a man who robbed three pharmacies over the past six weeks to get the prescription painkiller Oxycodone.

Minneapolis Police said they believe one man is responsible for the robberies at CVS and Walgreens stores.

Police said the first happened on Sept. 3 just after 2:30 p.m. at a CVS Pharmacy in the 2000 block of Nicollet Ave. South. A man entered the store and gave them a note indicating that he was robbing the business, then left with the drug.

The second robbery happened on Sept. 11 just before 2:30 p.m. at a Walgreens Pharmacy in the 200 block of West Lake St. A man again presented a note indicating a robbery, then assaulted a clerk and fled with Oxycodone.

The last robbery happened at a Walgreens in the 4500 block of Hiawatha Ave. South on Oct. 2 at 3:30 p.m. The man gave a note then left with drugs.

No weapon was seen in any of the cases.

Investigators said they hope photos from surveillance video will help track down the man. He is described as a black man in his 20s, about 5’08” to 6’ tall with a thin to medium build. He had a thin mustache and hair on his chin area.

If you have information or recognize the man you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or text TIP674 plus your information to 274637(CRIMES). Additionally you can go to the Crime Stoppers website and click on Give a Tip. All callers are given a unique identifier and no names are used.

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Comments (14)
  1. Kevin says:

    The photo leads me to believe that it is Kevin.

    1. Kevin says:

      Nope wasnt me….were’nt there…..

    2. Kevin says:

      See I am too busy working….so I can pay taxes….to suport the 75% of single black mothers….that what this guy is doing. He is robbing places so he can send money to his 14 children……

  2. Uproar Rocks says:

    Looks Kareem Abdul Jabbar in his Goggle days?

  3. dirty crook says:

    damn there boy – wash yer face. You look like a black man

  4. just sayin says:

    Pdiddy strikes again…

    Follow his trail. He’s hitting minneapolis CVS/Walgreens.
    I bet his next attempt will be either Richfield or one around Lake calhoun.

    Either way – the fool will be caught. Just a matter of time.

  5. Michael says:

    It’s clearly Dr. Murray

  6. Kevin says:

    Wait for it………wait for it……….

  7. J. Mehoff says:

    I thought 2-Pac was dead???

  8. quentin says:

    That’s Leon from “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” What’s he doing here besides robbing pharmacies?

  9. Dah says:

    Black men do not commit crimes, this is a fact, oh wait I meant they don’t work.

  10. KegHead says:

    Check St. Louis.

    Lot’s of Drug Store Cowboys.

  11. Stan says:

    Why do you feel the need to “gay bash”? I am a proud gay man and I am not ashamed of being gay! Does it make you feel manly to say your going to have sex with anoher man? You have issue, seek help.

    1. @ Stan says:

      A little sensitive, are we Stan? There was no gay bashing; he was actually supporting dudes porking dudes. He is going to do it himself. Calm down you girly boy.