Man suspected of robbing pharmacy with his iPhone

Man suspected of robbing pharmacy with his iPhone
Police are looking for this man suspected of robbing a Kent pharmacy using a note on his iPhone. (Courtesy of Kent Police Department)

KENT, Wash. -- The Kent Police Department is looking for a man suspected of robbing a Rite Aid pharmacy of a large amount of Oxycodone using nothing but his iPhone.

According to police, the suspect entered the store at 105 Washington Ave. N. around 9:30 p.m. July 16 and told a pharmacy technician his name was "Michael Edwards."

Hand-written robbery notes apparently having finally been done in by technology, the suspect then reportedly handed the employee his iPhone, which had a message on the screen stating he was robbing the pharmacy and he had a gun, which he was prepared to use.

According to police, the suspect got away with 23 bottles of Oxycodone.

Officers arrived too late to find the suspect, but he was captured on the Rite Aid's security cameras. They are hoping someone will recognize him.

“Our concern is that this guy got away with it once, so he will likely try again,” Kent Police Det. Melanie Frazier said in a press release.