CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man threatened a local Walgreens pharmacist with a gun, according to the Boone Police Department.

It happened Feb. 16 at the Monroe store in the 2100 block of Blowing Rock Road.

Police say he demanded pills from the pharmacist, and then fled.

Tips led police to 20-year-old Keith Brandon Cunningham, who was already wanted for a breaking and entering incident in 2013. He s now charged with robbery and two counts of trafficking opiates.

Cunningham was booked into jail under a $150,000 bond.

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