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Lynchburg Police looking for pharmacy robber

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 23 2013 09:16:11 PM EDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 09:52:36 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. -

The search is on for the man who robbed a Lynchburg pharmacy Tuesday evening.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. at the Walgreens in the 2000 block of Wards Road.

The manager told officers that a white male had walked into the store with a possible handgun under his shirt.  The man then demanded medication from the pharmacist.

He took the meds and took off on foot.

The robber is described as a white male in his late 20s.  He stands around 6'5" and weighs around 165 lbs.

He robbed the store wearing a baggy white T-shirt, jean shorts and high top sneakers.  The suspect also has red or brownish hair.

Anyone with information should call Lynchburg Police at 434-455-6172.