Police: ‘Legless’ man wanted for drugstore crime

Posted at 10:31 AM, Feb 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-02-21 07:26:42-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A man who appeared to have two prosthetic legs is wanted for attempting to rob a Virginia drugstore.

Police said the man entered a CVS Pharmacy on Midlothian Turnpike near Buford Road Saturday night and handed the pharmacist a note demanding prescription pills.

The man left the store without the receiving the pills, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black man, 5'6" tall and 130 pounds.

Police said he wore a dark gray, hooded sweatshirt, black shorts and a blue knit cap.

Police say this could be a quick capture, because of the specific details of prosethetic legs.

Police asked anyone with information Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or text the code tip699 with the tip and send to 274637 (CRIMES).