Man Armed With Knife Steals 8 Bottles of Cough Syrup From CVS in San Diego

By City News Service
City News Service
City News Service
January 25, 2023Updated: January 25, 2023

SAN DIEGO—A man armed with a knife robbed a CVS pharmacy in Egger Highlands of cough syrup, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) said Jan. 25.

Just before 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, a Hispanic man in his 20s wielding a knife and wearing a black ski mask, black pants, and a gray hoodie robbed the CVS at 600 Saturn Boulevard., according to the SDPD.

The suspect walked into the pharmacy and told the pharmacist to give him all the cough syrup. The thief left with eight bottles of cough syrup, according to authorities.

The SDPD was searching for the robbery suspect, who left the CVS in an unknown direction.