POLICE are searching for a man who used a brick to smash his way into a Southport chemist and steal a stash of prescription medication overnight.
The man allegedly hurled a brick through the front glass doors of the Marine Parade chemist just before 1am.
The man allegedly crawled through the smashed door, jumped the counter and filled a backpack with medication before crawling back through the door and running away.
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He was last seen running towards Norman Street before getting on a bicycle and riding away along the same street.
The man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, aged between 20 to 30 years and approximately 175cm tall.
He was wearing a white short-sleeved t-shirt, a black hat, black balaclava, black long pants, black Nike shoes, green garden gloves and was carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.