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Police and fire


Leads sought in Walgreens holdup

City police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a south-side Walgreens drugstore at gunpoint.

A man with a gun entered the store at 1701 E. Paulding Road about 8:20 p.m. and approached a cashier at the counter. He pulled a handgun and demanded cash from the register.

There were no reports of injuries.

The robber is described as a black man in his mid-30s, about 6-foot-5 and last seen wearing glasses, a ball cap, a brown hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information about the holdup is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.