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Robbery Investigation, Department Seeks to Identify Suspect / 222 E Pettit Ave, Walgreen's Pharmacy

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For Immediate Release: February 16, 2012
Contact: raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org
Office of Public Information, 260 427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department 
 
Pharmacy Robbery Investigation / Department Seeks to Identify Suspect
 
Date: / Time:     February 11, 2012 / 5:29 pm
Location:          222 E. Pettit Avenue
Victim:              Walgreen's
Loss:                Opana

 

On Saturday, February 11, 2012 at approximately 5:29 pm the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 222 E. Pettit Avenue, Walgreen's, reference a report of a robbery.  It was reported that a male subject walked into the store and approached the pharmacy counter.  At the counter, the subject was wearing a dark-colored mask and demanded prescription pain medication and stated that he had a gun. Upon obtaining several bottles of Opana, the suspect fled the store on foot.  No weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported at the scene. 

Suspect Description:  Male/Hispanic, approximately 5'6", medium build; last seen wearing a black hooded coat, black pants, and dark colored shoes.  The suspect was also wearing a grey small brimmed hat, and had the hood of his coat pulled over his head. 

Investigators have obtained a still image from a store surveillance camera and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.  Anyone knowing the identity or whereabouts of the suspect or anyone having information about this investigation is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or CrimeStoppers at (260) 436-STOP (7867). This incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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