Man Robs Pharmacy for Oxycodone Wearing Halloween Mask

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Police in Simi Valley were searching Wednesday for a man who robbed a Walgreens pharmacy while wearing a Halloween mask.


The man jumped over the pharmacy counter at Walgreens and demanded Oxycodone, police said. (Credit: Simi Valley Police)

The robbery occurred at a store in the 2000 block of Cochran Street around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, according to a news release from the Simi Valley Police Department.

The man walked around the store for several minutes before putting on a mask, jumping over the pharmacy counter and demanding Oxycodone pills from the pharmacist, police said.


The pharmacist complied and turned over several prescription pill bottles containing Oxycodone, the release stated.

At that point, the man ran out of the store with the drugs in an unknown direction.

The man was not armed, according to police.

He was described as a white or Hispanic man, approximately 5 foot 10 inches tall, in his mid to late 20s, with short dark hair and a medium build.

He was last seen wearing a brown flannel long sleeve shirt, denim jeans and a dark colored baseball hat.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Simi Valley Police Detective Dave DelMarto at 805-583-6218.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can provide information through Ventura County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text “BUSTED” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

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