MAN ROBS DELTONA GROCERY STORE PHARMACY
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is
investigating the robbery of a Deltona
grocery store pharmacy Wednesday
afternoon. A man passed a note that
demanded drugs across the pharmacy
counter, and an employee complied. No
weapons was seen or implied, and no one
was hurt. Several deputies, a K-9 unit
and a Sheriff’s Office helicopter
responded to the scene, but the suspect
was not found.
robbery happened at approximately 2:44
p.m. at a Publix located at 2100 Saxon
Blvd. The suspect walked up to the
pharmacy counter and gave a note to an
employee. The note demanded that the
employee hand over some oxycodone and no
one would get hurt. The employee gave
the suspect a bottle with a few pills in
it and the man then fled.
was described as a Hispanic man, about
5’7” and about 150 pounds. He’s believed
to be in his early 30s. He wore a
camouflage cap, a dark-colored
sweatshirt, black pants and sunglasses.
Surveillance photos show that he has a
goatee, but store employees said that it
looked like it might have been drawn on
with a marker. The suspect was seen
leaving the area on a yellow bicycle.
information about the robbery is asked
to call the Sheriff’s Office at (386)
860-7030 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast
Florida, toll-free, at (888) 277-TIPS.
Tipsters can also provide information by
texting “TIP231 plus the message” to
CRIMES. Anyone who provides information
to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous
and can qualify for a reward of up to