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Walgreens hit by armed robber

July 19, 2011

Only drugs taken in holdup

     A man described by Decatur police as being white, approximately six feet tall, slender build and brown hair, held up the Walgreen's Pharmacy located in the 100 block of N. 13th Street at 8:40 Monday evening.
    Police said the suspect approached the pharmacy counter at the store about 20 minutes before it was scheduled to close and passed a note to the pharmacist in charge. The note said he had a weapon and demanded all of the pain killers that Walgreen's had in the pharmacy.
    After receiving a small amount of medications, the suspect panicked and fled the store in a southern direction, police said.
    The incident remains under investigation this morning by Decatur police, the Adams County Sheriff's Department, the Berne Police Department, and the Indiana State Police.
    Police ask that anyone having information regarding the crime to contact the Decatur Police Department, 724-3123, or Crime Stoppers, 692-2882.

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