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The Warwick Police Department was established in 1921.  Prior to that the villages of Warwick were policed by constables and sheriffs since 1648.  The department currently has 172 sworn police officers supported by 53 civilian employees that provide municipal policing services to a residential population of 81,000.

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The Warwick Police Department is attempting to identify the male suspect that robbed the CVS Pharmacy at Warwick Ave and Atlantic Ave.

On Monday, 08/24/15, at approximately 1:00 am, this male suspect walked into the CVS Pharmacy, acted like he had a weapon and robbed the pharmacist demanding all the Oxycodone tablets. The suspect then left the pharmacy and was tracked to the area of Sprague playground and the neighborhood between Post Rd, Atlantic Ave and Lakewood Ave. It is unknown if the suspect got into a vehicle from there. The suspect did leave the robbery with a large quantity of Oxycodones, also referred to on the street as Oxy's, Percs, or Percocet. The suspect is described as 6' tall, late 20's to early 30's in age.

If you know the identity of the suspect, please contact Detective Terence McMullin at 401-468-4255.

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