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Suspect arrested following robbery at CVS Pharmacy in North Charleston

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 One man is behind bars after a robbery at a CVS Pharmacy in North Charleston.

According to a spokesman with the North Charleston Police Department, officers responded to the CVS at 1506 E Montague, shortly after 5:00 p.m. Thursday in reference to a pharmacy robbery.

According to the Pharmacist a white male in his late 20’s to early 30’s, wearing a white sweat shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers approached the counter with a note which stated “30mg Oxycodone give it to me you’ll die or they will kill me.”

The Pharmacist complied with the demand and the suspect fled the store. 

Officers were able to identify the suspect and located him at a residence on Upjohn Street.

28-year-old Joshua Cathey was arrested and charged with robbery.

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