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Cops: Suspect robbed Walgreens pharmacist at gunpoint


SPRINGFIELD (FOX 25 / – Police in Springfield are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed a Walgreens pharmacist at gunpoint on Saturday night.

Police responded to the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 501 Sumner Avenue after receiving reports that a white male suspect had entered the store around 7 p.m. and at gunpoint robbed the pharmacist of 6 bottles of Oxycontin pills.

The suspect then fled down Belmont Avenue towards East Longmeadow. A witness told police that the suspect appeared to be in his mid-to-late 20s. He had blue, grey eyes and was tall with an attractive face.

At the time of the robbery, he was wearing dark clothing and a black Adidas baseball cap.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department's Detective Bureau at 413-787-6355.