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Pharmacy Robbery / 6202 W. Jefferson Blvd., Walgreens

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For Immediate Release: January 6, 2012
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Office of Public Information
Contact: raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org, (260) 427-1343

Pharmacy Robbery Investigation
Date/Time of Incident:          January 6, 2012 / 11:23 a.m.
Location of Incident:              6202 W. Jefferson Blvd
Victim:                                    Walgreens
Loss:                                       Prescription Pain Medication (Several bottles)
 
On Friday, January 06, 2012 at approximately 11:23 a.m. the City of Fort Wayne Police Department
responded to 6202 W. Jefferson Blvd., Walgreens, reference a report of a possible robbery.  It was
reported that at the Walgreens, a male subject entered the store and demanded prescription pain
medication from the pharmacist.  It was further reported that the perpetrator did not display a weapon,
but had his hand in the pocket of his sweatshirt and threatened to harm the pharmacist if the 'drugs' were
not given to him.  The suspect fled the store to a waiting vehicle and possibly fled westbound on
Covington Road.
 
Suspect Description: Male / White, approximately 5'8", thin build, and described as having "heavy
acne" or "heavy acne scarring" about his face; last seen wearing large, clear-lens glasses, blue-
colored hooded sweatshirt, and jeans.
 
Suspect Vehicle Description: Possibly a dark-colored Cadillac, described as 'boxy'.
 
At this time, there is no description available reference the driver of the get-away vehicle other than a
Male/White.
 
Investigators are currently inquiring as to the availability of in-store surveillance footage/images.  This
incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County
Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  Anyone having information reference this investigation is encouraged to
contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260 427-1222, or Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP.

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