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One in custody after South End drugstore robbed

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Oct. 19, 2010 at 8:12 am |
October 19, 2010 9:36 am

Tacoma police arrested a man Monday night after he allegedly robbed a South End drugstore.

The suspect went into the Rite Aid, 7041 Pacific Ave., implied he had a gun and demanded prescription drugs, police reported. The man put several items into a plastic bag and left the store.

Officers tracked down the suspect at a home in the 1600 block of East Fairbanks Street. He was taken into custody, police reported.

Officers booked the man into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of first-degree robbery.

Officers were searching for a second person who had fled the East Fairbanks home.

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