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Courtesy Fort Wayne Police Department
Investigators have obtained images of the suspect from a different Walgreens store that morning and are seeking assistance in identifying him. Anyone knowing the identity of the suspect or having information about this investigation is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.

Drugs stolen in robbery of pharmacy

A man robbed a pharmacy Sunday morning in north Fort Wayne and got away with an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs, a city police spokesman said.

Officer Jason Anthony said the man entered the Walgreens at East Dupont and Coldwater roads about 10:30 a.m. and approached the pharmacy counter. The man gave a handwritten note to the clerk, saying he had a gun. “He had a list of prescription narcotics that he was requesting,” Anthony said.

No gun was displayed and no one was injured during the holdup. A police dog indicated the robber may have fled north on foot to a vehicle waiting in a nearby lot.

Anthony said the robber was described as a white man in his early 20s with a “very thin” build, pockmarks on his face and a “shadow of a mustache.” He stood between 5-foot-10 and 6-feet tall. He was wearing an olive, military-style jacket.

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