Robber attacks woman for pain meds outside pharmacy

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (NBC) – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has released new video of a brazen prescription drug robbery outside a Florida pharmacy.

The video was shot on April 8 and shows a man milling around outside the business.

As a woman walks out carrying her prescription pain medication, the man attacks her and tries to get her pills.

Friends nearby and a woman from inside the store try to intervene, but the robber is able to get away with the medication.

Police released the video hoping someone may be able to identify the robber. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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