RX drug assault caught on camera

TAMPA, Florida (WFLA) – A man grabbed a woman by the throat and threw her to the ground before stealing her medicine, Pinellas County, Florida deputies say.

It happened on Tuesday, April 8 around 2:21 p.m. in front of the Trust Pharmacy on U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor.

Detectives say the suspect was pacing the sidewalk outside the pharmacy waiting for the victim to leave.

Cameras captured him grabbing her neck and throwing her to the ground.

Detectives say he threatened her before stealing her medication.

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