Ingleside Heights Pharmacy Robbed of Medications

A pharmacy was robbed of more than 22 bottles of prescription medicine in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood last week, police said.

Around 9 a.m. on March 30, the suspect entered the Walgreens pharmacy at 3931 Alemany Blvd. and pulled out what appeared to be a small black handgun, police said.

The suspect hopped over the counter and stole two bottles of Promethazine, along with Oxycontin and Xanax, police said.

Then, an employee opened a locked cabinet containing prescription drugs and the suspect took 15 to 20 bottles of Oxycontin and five to six bottles of Morphone, according to police.

The suspect put the medications in a green Whole Foods Market grocery bag and fled through a front door, police said.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect through a video clip from the store’s surveillance system that can be viewed at

Anyone with information on the case is asked to leave a tip by calling the police anonymous tip line at (415) 575-444 or sending a text to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

Jamey Padojino, Bay City News

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