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Authorities arrest man in connection to Vinton CVS robbery

Courtesy of Vinton Police Department

VINTON, Va.UPDATE

A man has been arrested in connection to a robbery at a CVS Pharmacy in Vinton. 

Joshua Lamb, 30, of Roanoke, is facing two felony charges -- robbery and the use or display of a firearm in the commission of a felony. 

Authorities say Lamb was arrested Wednesday.  

UPDATE

Authorities have released surveillance photos after a CVS Pharmacy in Vinton was robbed over the weekend. ​​​​​​

To see the photos, click here

Anyone with information is acted to contact the Vinton Police Department at 540-562-3265

ORIGINAL STORY

The Vinton Police Department is investigating a robbery at a CVS Pharmacy. 

Police say they were called at 1:19 p.m. Saturday to the business on 1022 Hardy Road. The suspect is a male with a thin build at approximately 6 feet tall. He also wore a cloth over his face. 

The suspect walked into the pharmacy and demanded narcotics. He did not display a weapon or mention one when he demanded the drugs. A small number of pharmaceuticals were taken. 

According to police, he may have been driving a small brown SUV, possibly a Kia. The car may also have the windshield wipers stuck in the upright position. 

Anyone with information is acted to contact the Vinton Police Department at 540-562-3265