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Police and fire

Courtesy Allen County Sheriff's Department
This is the suspect in a Dec. 29, 2011, pharmacy robbery at Walgreen's, 11932 Lima Road.

$2,500 reward offered in December pharmacy robbery

A $2,500 reward has been offered in connection with a December 2011 pharmacy robbery in northwest Allen County.

The robber in the Dec. 29, 2011, incident at Walgreen's Pharmacy, 11932 Lima Road, remains at large.

Purdue Pharma L.P. of Stamford, Conn., a pharmaceutical company, is donating a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in the case.

The Allen County Sheriff's Department has said a woman entered the store about 6:20 p.m., went to the pharmacy counter and passed a note demanding controlled substances. She fled out the front door after being given an undetermined amount of prescription medicine.

The suspect is described as a woman about 5-feet-4 to 5-feet-6 inches tall, and between 120 and 140 pounds, police said. She wore a blue jacket, a red hoodie, jeans and black shoes with white laces.

Anyone with information about the robbery or about the suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 888-479-8477.