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Masked man robs pharmacy of Oxycontin

Published On: Dec 05 2012 08:15:07 AM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

A man with a surgical mask over his face robbed a Madison Walgreens pharmacy of Oxycontin Tuesday night, according to police.

Officers responded to the Walgreens at 6601 McKee Rd. at 6:40 p.m. to a report of a robbery.

Investigators said the man passed a note to the pharmacists demanding Oxycontin and made a threatening statement.

The man is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build and wearing a light blue hooded sweatshirt. He also had blue eyes and crow’s feet around his eyes.

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