24-Hour Walgreens Pharmacy Robbed for Opana

By Scott Sarvay
By Maureen Mespell

January 31, 2012 Updated Jan 31, 2012 at 7:20 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) – Fort Wayne Police were called out to an early morning robbery at a Walgreens on the city’s north side.

Shortly after 12:30 AM Tuesday police were dispatched to the Walgreens at the corner of Coldwater Rd. and Dupont Rd. in reference to a robbery.

The male suspect demanded Opana (Prescription Pain Medication) from the pharmacist. The pharmacist reports that the suspect was holding a weapon inside his pocket and threatened to shoot.

The suspect then fled the store on foot.

The male suspect is described as white or possibly Hispanic; last seen wearing jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt, and possibly a surgical mask.

Anyone having information about this investigation is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or CrimeStoppers at (260) 436-7867, (260) 436-STOP.

This incident remains under investigation.

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