Woman wearing surgical mask robs Walmart of prescription drugs


Police are trying to find a woman who allegedly threatened a pharmacy clerk at Super Walmart on Camino Arroyo, demanding prescription drugs around 9 p.m. Friday, according to a Gilroy Police Department release. 

The female suspect – a 55-65 year old white woman, about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing between 120 and 130 pounds, said she was armed, concealing her weapon in her sweatshirt, police said. The alleged weapon is unknown.

The suspect wore a blue surgical mask over her nose and mouth and was dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray pants.

Gilroy police say the suspect did not demand money, just prescription drugs and fled the area walking south in the front parking lot. Police did not say what type of prescription drugs were stolen.

No one was injured during the robbery and the suspect is still at large.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Gilroy Police Department at (408) 846-0350.


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