Pharmacist caught selling drugs without scripts

A SYDNEY chemist has been charged with selling medications, including steroids, without a prescription.

Police arrested the 36-year-old pharmacist about 3 pm (AEST) on Thursday at the Kings Cross premises.

The arrest was the result of a three-month investigation that commenced in April following information received by a member of the public into the transactions.

The pharmacist was charged with a total of 16 counts of illegally supplying restricted substances.

Police expect to lay additional charges.