The manufacturer of OxyContin is funding a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who robbed a Rite-Aid pharmacy in Naples May 10.

Purdue Pharma donated the money for the reward to Crime Stoppers, a nonprofit group with the goal of collecting anonymous tips to help police investigations.

The suspect entered the pharmacy at 665 Roosevelt Trail at 5:30 p.m.and handed the teller a note demanding the prescription painkillers.

The suspect is described as 19 to 25 years old and weighing between 125 and 145 pounds. He was wearing a camouflage military jacket, dark sunglasses, a dark knit stocking cap, light-colored jeans and white sneakers.

OxyContin is a powerful painkiller that some people have abused. The manufacturer, Purdue Pharma, operates a program called RxPATROL, a collaborative effort between the pharmaceutical industry, pharmacists and law enforcement to collect, analyze and distribute information on pharmacy thefts.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 888-4RxTIPS or 888-479-8477.

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