Woman charged with robbing CVS for Xanax

A Hillsboro woman is facing charges after police said she robbed a 24-hour pharmacy in south St. Louis County last Tuesday.

Police said Jessica Connell, 33, demanded Xanax from the CVS in the 7300 block of South Lindbergh around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 20.

She implied she had a gun, but didn't show it.

After receiving the Xanax, the woman left the store and drove away in a dark-colored vehicle.

Connell was charged with one count of first-degree robbery. She is being held on a $50,000, cash-only bond.

No one was hurt.


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