EBR deputies seek bewigged bandit who tried to rob CVS on George O’Neal

Authorities on Thursday were looking for a man who tried to rob the CVS pharmacy at 15255 George O’Neal Road around 9 a.m. while wearing an orange wig, as well as sunglasses and a gauze bandage on the side of his face.

The man handed an employee a note that said he had a weapon, then he tried to rob the pharmacy of narcotics, but no one saw the man display a weapon, said Casey Rayborn Hicks, a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. He left in a silver car without taking any stolen goods, Hicks said.

Anyone with details about the incident can call the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 and can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344-STOP.