Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police are searching for a suspect they say robbed a Columbia pharmacy.

Officers say the suspect entered the Rite Aid at 1501 Broad River Road around 6 p.m. Monday.

According to police, the man walked up to the counter and demanded several controlled substances. Witnesses say he lifted his sweatshirt to show what appeared to be a handgun tucked in his pants.

After getting the drugs, the man left the store without hurting anyone.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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