Yesterday, at 1:37 PM the Marion Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Marion Prescription located at 544 E. Center Street. Officers arrived on scene find the suspects had fled prior to their arrival.
The suspects entered the store, one brandishing a firearm and made demands for scheduled narcotics. During the course of the robbery, one of the store employees was physically struck. The firearm was not discharged during the robbery. The suspects then fled the store northbound on foot.
The suspects are described as three light complected black males in their twenties. Two were wearing black hooded sweatshirts, one was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and all three were wearing dark colored pants.
The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Investigators continue to work leads in this matter. Anyone with information is asked to call the Marion Police Department at 740-387-2525 or the Tips Line at 740-375-TIPS (8477).