Beach man arrested for allegedly robbing Portsmouth CVS

Posted at 5:22 PM, Jun 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-11 20:52:51-04

A 20-year-old Virginia Beach man was arrested over the weekend in connection to a robbery at the CVS Pharmacy in the 1800 block of Frederick Boulevard in Portsmouth.

Police say they were notified of the robbery at 9:55 a.m. Sunday morning.

According to reports, the suspect entered the location and demanded prescription drugs from employees.

The suspect did not display a weapon but he implied that he may have been armed.

Employees complied with his demands and the suspect fled on foot.

Later that afternoon, detectives secured warrants for 20-year-old Anthony S. Morgan of Virginia Beach.

He has been charged with Robbery, Abduction and Possession of a Controlled Substance.