Published: Dec 07, 2010 4:54 AM EST
Updated: Dec 07, 2010 2:02 AM EST

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the CVS Pharmacy, located at 24200 Veteran’s Blvd., Port Charlotte, to a report of an armed robbery at approximately 6:00 p.m. this evening.

The suspect approached the pharmacy counter and demanded Methadone, implying that he had a weapon. After receiving the pills from the pharmacy staff, the unknown suspect fled the store and was last seen driving away in a white, four-door sedan, travelling westbound on Veteran’s Boulevard.

Deputies are searching for the suspect who is described as a white male in his 40s, approximately 6’0” tall, with a medium build. He had dark hair and a moustache, and was wearing a black ball cap, a thin black jacket, dark-colored pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call Southwest Florida Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS, or the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives at 941-639-2101.