Man robs Rite Aid for painkillers
Updated On: Dec 05 2012 07:14:53 AM CST
Spokane police are searching for a man who robbed a North Spokane Rite Aid.
It happened just before 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Rite Aid just north of the "Y" on Division Street.
A man entered the store, put on a mask and headed straight toward the pharmacy counter where he handed the pharmacist a note demanding drugs.
The pharmacist quickly handed the man an unspecified amount of painkillers. Police say the suspect made a threat to the pharmacist and ordered the pharmacist to the ground during the robbery.
He never showed a weapon. However, he did loiter around the store for a few minutes after the robbery.
"Typically in these situations people are in a rush to get out of the store, sounded like he kind of meandered, went down a couple of aisles," said Dan Waters with the Spokane Police Department. "I don't know what he was doing,"
The suspect is described as a white man, in his late 20s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall who was last seen wearing all black clothes.
If you have any information, please call Crime Check at 456-2233.
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