Lincoln CVS Robbed, Threatened With Possible Bomb

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Lincoln police are searching for a man who robbed a CVS pharmacy on 70th and O St. early Saturday morning.

Captain Jim Davidsaver said they received a call around 6:45 a.m. that a man came into the CVS and demanded drugs from the pharmacist on staff. The pharmacist claims the suspect also lifted up his shirt and said he had a bomb. The pharmacist said the man had a device strapped with wires strapped to his chest.

Witnesses on scene told police they saw the man head westbound on foot.

A neighborhood search for the suspect was unsuccessful.

The suspect got away with an unknown amount of drugs. He's described as a white male, about 6 feet tall, skinny build, and wearing a black sweater or sweatshirt over a white t-shirt. Police say he was also seen wearing sunglasses, gloves and something covering his face..

Police are still searching for the suspect.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Crimestoppers at 402-475-3600.

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