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Log book containing patient information stolen from Midlands pharmacy

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Columbia Police are investigating the theft of a pharmacy log book that contains the personal information of hundreds of patients of a Midlands pharmacy.

According to a CVS/pharmacy spokesperson, the book was taken from the CVS store at 4627 North Main Street in Columbia.

The log book contains information about patients who had picked up a prescription at that pharmacy location between July 16 and August 13, 2012.

The suspect was apprehended by the Columbia Police Department, but the log book has not been recovered.

The information contained in the stolen log book includes the patient's name, address and driver's license number, prescriber information and the CVS prescription identification number.

There is no indication that any of this information was used improperly, according to CVS. The log book did not contain any medication, credit card, debit card or bank account information.

CVS/pharmacy has sent a notice to patients whose information was contained in the log book informing them about the theft. Out of an abundance of caution, CVS is providing affected patients with a year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services.

CVS/pharmacy is cooperating with the Columbia Police Department in the ongoing investigation of the theft.

Customers who have been affected by this incident and have questions may contact the CVS Privacy Office toll-free at 1-866-443-0933. 

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