CVS drug robbery suspects turns himself into police

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE 7/10/2017: The suspect, Edward Lawler Taylor, turned himself into police on Friday. Taylor is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $100,000 bond.


The Hoover Police Department is searching for a suspect that was caught on camera reportedly robbing a CVS, according to a release from the department.

The robbery occurred on Monday around 1:25 p.m. at the CVS on 105 Inverness Plaza. A man reportedly entered the store and handed a cashier a note demanding oxycodone from the pharmacy, while keeping his hand under his shirt, implying he was armed.

The pharmacist reportedly gave the suspect a bag of iron and folic acid supplements, at which point the suspect allegedly got into a dark, four-door sedan and fled the area.

Anyone with any information on the crimes is asked to contact Detective Daniel Lowe at (205) 739-6762, or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777 to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward.

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