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$20K In Prescription Drugs Stolen In Royal Oak

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Persons of interest as seen on Meijer security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

Persons of interest as seen on Meijer security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – Royal Oak police are looking for a pair of robbers and a van loaded with drugs.

Police say the van — containing $20,000 in prescription drugs and more than $30,000 in payroll checks — was left running and unlocked outside, last Tuesday, while the driver made a delivery to the pharmacy at a Meijer store on Coolidge.

He came back outside just in time to see the van being driven away.

Police say surveillance cameras captured images of two men considered persons of interest in the case.

The first man is described as black, 6 feet to 6 feet, 2 inches tall, and 200-220 pounds. He was wearing brown boots, blue jeans, and blue shirt with a white undershirt, a gray and blue jacket with the word “Champion” on the back, and a black and red baseball cap emblazoned with the letter C.

The second man is described as a black, 5 feet 10-inches to 6 feet tall and 180-200 pounds. He was wearing black shoes, black pants, a black shirt, black hooded jacket with a red hood, and an Atlanta Braves baseball hat. He also appears to be missing a front left tooth.

The missing vehicle is a dark green 1998 Pontiac Montana with Michigan plate number: G7953H.

Drugs taken included Vicodin and tranquilizers.

A $2,000 reward is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case.

Anyone with information about this incident or who recognizes the persons of interest is asked to call Royal Oak Police at 248-246-3500. Tipsters should reference report number: 13-28939.

A person of interest as seen on Meijer security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

A person of interest as seen on security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

A person of interest as seen on Meijer security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

A person of interest as seen on security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

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