WESTLAND (WWJ) – Police in Westland are hoping the public can help identify a man who broke into a pharmacy and made off with prescription pills.

The break-in happened around 5:20 a.m. on Monday, June 22 at Scriptway Pharmacy at the corner of Wayne Road and Glen Street, just north of Palmer Road.

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The suspect was caught on video as he used a large pry bar to force the front door open. Once inside, the suspect went through multiple drawers and took several prescription drugs. He then fled the scene.

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Police say the suspect may be responsible for similar crimes in the past.

Police are trying to identify this man, wanted for breaking into a Westland pharmacy. (police handout)

Police are trying to identify this man, wanted for breaking into a Westland pharmacy. (police handout)

The suspect is described as possibly a black or dark-skinned white male, average height with a heavy build.

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Anyone who might recognize the suspect or who has any other information is urged to contact police at 734-467-3250.