- Associated Press - Thursday, December 18, 2014

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Police say a man wearing a Santa Claus hat has robbed a pharmacy in Burlington.

The robbery happened Thursday evening at Lakeside Pharmacy.

Police say a man entered the store, approached the pharmacy counter and demanded opiates.

Authorities say he ran off after getting the drugs.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing dark shorts, a red hooded sweatshirt and the Santa hat. He also wore goggles and a surgical mask.

Police continue to investigate.

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