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Police searching for robbery suspect

Published On: Feb 17 2014 10:25:17 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 17 2014 10:28:44 PM EST
Boone, NC -

The Boone, North Carolina police department is asking for your help tonight in identifying a robbery suspect.

On Sunday night, Boone police officers responded to a robbery at the Walgreens on Blowing Rock Road. They say a man claimed to have a gun and would use it if workers did not give him prescription drugs. Officers tell us they are looking for a man wearing a red and black striped jacket, jeans and black tennis shoes. Witnesses say the man took off in a blue or silver Ford van. If you have any information, you are asked to call police at 828-268-6900