State Troopers Investigate Pharmacy Robbery In Bear

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Bear – Delaware State Police is currently investigating the robbery of a Bear area pharmacy which occurred yesterday afternoon, according to Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey Hale.

Hale said the investigation thus far has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017, as a male suspect entered the Walgreens located at 128 Fox Hunt Drive. The suspect approached the pharmacy counter and presented an employee with a demand note for prescription medication, said Hale. The note implied that the suspect was armed; however, a weapon was not displayed, added Hale. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of prescription medication to him. The suspect then exited the business and was last seen fleeing on foot toward Rue Madora. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’09”-5’11” tall, weighed 180-210 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved thermal shirt, tan shorts, a black baseball cap, and dark shoes. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available at this time.


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