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Detectives looking for man who robbed Puyallup Walgreens pharmacy at gunpoint

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on July 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm with No Comments »
July 5, 2012 2:59 pm

Deputies are looking for a man who robbed a Walgreens pharmacy in Puyallup last Thursday, according to Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers.

The suspect climbed over the pharmacy counter, forced employees to the floor at gunpoint and demanded prescription painkillers at about 8 p.m.

He took the painkillers in a bright green bag and fled through the fire exit, then drove east on 144th Street East in a small silver Chevrolet SUV.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set white male in his 20s, with short brown hair and a goatee. He was wearing a black baseball hat, jeans and a dark grey tee-shirt with a red design.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 253-591-5959.



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