Tampa, Florida -- Deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed two pharmacies in four days and tried to rob another.

Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say on March 22, the man entered the CVS Pharmacy, on Dale Mabry Hwy North in Tampa, went to the pharmacy counter and demanded narcotics. After receiving a bag filled with pills, he fled the pharmacy on foot.

On March 26, police believe the same man entered the Walgreens Pharmacy on Highway 579 in Tampa, went to the pharmacy counter and demanded narcotics. The clerk refused and he ran off.

He then went tothe CVS Pharmacy on Brandon Blvd. about 10 minutes later and robbed that store of pills.

According to reports, in each of the robberies the suspect asked for "Roxy, Oxcodone, Hydromorphone, or Alprazolam".

He is described as:

  • A white male
  • 25-30 years
  • 5'10"-6'0"
  • 175 lbs., medium build
  • Wearing gray hooded University of Florida sweatshirt with the hood up over a blue ball cap
  • Aviator style sunglasses,
  • Blue shorts and black tennis shoes

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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