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Police: Drugs Fueled Home Invasion

Posted on: 5:44 am, August 8, 2013, by , updated on: 06:11am, August 8, 2013

OLYPHANT — Police are looking for a man who invaded a home in Lackawanna County and demanded prescription drugs.

It happened on Grant Street in Olyphant just before 1 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities said a man threatened the homeowner and took off with his Oxycodone, a powerful painkiller.

Olyphant police believe the victim knows the invader.  Anyone with details of the theft is asked to call police.

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