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A man with a mask, hat and sunglasses robbed the CVS at 44th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach Thursday night, according to a police report. 

The man walked up to the pharmacy counter shortly before 7 p.m. and told an employee that he needed to pick up a prescription for "Smith," the report said.

When the employee asked for more information to pull the prescription, the man replied, "It's not a prescription do you see what's in my hands," the report said. 

The report's narrative said the man was holding a knife with a 4-inch blade in hand and note in the other hand that said "Put oxy in a bag." 

Workers gave the man 111 5-miligram pills and he walked out of the store, the report said.

Police are investigating. No photo of the suspect is immediately available. 

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LastEagleScout

Mayor Hatley, “we are not Myrtle Beach.” If the goal is to be different, there sure are a shocking number of similarities.

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