This surveillance photo shows a man suspected of robbing a Safeway pharmacy of various narcotics Wednesday afternoon in Discovery Bay.
This surveillance photo shows a man suspected of robbing a Safeway pharmacy of various narcotics Wednesday afternoon in Discovery Bay. (Courtesy Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

DISCOVERY BAY -- Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man suspected of stealing narcotics from a Safeway pharmacy on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The man, described as a white man in a green, fatigue-style jacket, black baseball cap, black T-shirt and blue jeans, entered the store at 14840 Highway 4 about 3:45 p.m. and demanded unspecified drugs from the pharmacy technician, Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said. The man grabbed the drugs and ran away.

Authorities did not say what kind of threat the man presented to the technician, nor did they say if he was armed.

Anyone with information about the suspect may contact the Office of the Sheriff at 925-313-2600, or leave information on the Tip Line at 866-846-3592.

Contact Erin Ivie at eivie@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/erin_ivie.



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