Marion Police Investigate Armed Robbery Of Pharmacy

On Tuesday, at 7:33 PM, Marion Police Officers responded to the CVS store on Delaware Avenue regarding a reported armed robbery in the pharmacy. Two male subjects entered the business and headed directly to the pharmacy at the rear of the store. The suspects jumped over the pharmacy counter and made demands for pharmacy employees to open the narcotics safe at gunpoint. After stealing the narcotics, the two suspects fled the store.

Suspect #1 is a black male, approximately 5’8” tall. The suspect was wearing a blue Nike hooded sweatshirt, jeans and blue shoes. He has a full beard and a facial tattoo on his left cheek. This subject was in possession of the firearm during the robbery.

Suspect #2 is \a black male, also around 5’08” tall. He was wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans, yellow fishing style hat, black shoes and was also described as having some facial hair.

If you know or see these individuals, they should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach, but contact the Marion Police Department at 740-387-2525 or your local law enforcement agency as appropriate. Tips may also be called the TIPS line at 740-375-TIPS (8477).


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