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CVS in Greenwich Robbed at Knifepoint

A man carrying a knife confronted a pharmacist and demanded prescription narcotics at the CVS Pharmacy at 1239 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich late Tuesday.

Police are seeking the suspect, who brandished a knife in the "employee only" area of the pharmacy at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. A pharmacist gave the suspect the drugs and the man fled. He was seen getting into a dark-colored minivan and speeding away. The CVS is open 24 hours a day.

The suspect was described as a white male with light-colored hair and blue eyes, average height and stocky build. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue hoodie sweatshirt. The lower part of his face was concealed with a dark mask or scarf.

Police were continuing the investigation. They declined to give details on the robbery such as the type of drug taken or its value.

Anyone with information on the suspect are asked to contact the Greenwich Police Department at 203-622-8000.

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