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Courtesy Fort Wayne Police Department

Help sought to ID drugstore robber

Courtesy Fort Wayne Police Department

Fort Wayne police are asking for the public's help in identifying an armed robber who took painkillers from a pharmacy on the city's northeast side.

The robber went into the Walgreens at 2410 Coliseum Blvd. N. at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday and showed the pharmacist a note demanding fentanyl and methadone. No injuries were reported, police said.

The robber is described as in his 20s and white with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and a black baseball cap with a silver sticker on it and white writing.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the police department at 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. A cash reward is possible.