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$2,500 Reward Offered for Information on Fenton Pharmacy Robbery

Two bottles of pain medication were stolen during an armed robbery of the Walgreen’s pharmacy in Fenton on Dec. 7.

The Fenton Police Department and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect believed to be responsible for a pharmacy robbery that occurred at the Walgreens Pharmacy in Fenton.

Crime Stoppers and law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s assistance by offering a reward of up to $2,500, donated by Purdue Pharma L.P. for any information that will help solve this crime.

Two bottles of pain medication were stolen during an armed robbery of the Walgreen’s pharmacy in Fenton on Dec. 7, said Chief of Police Rick Aro. During the theft, the man produced a black semi-automatic handgun but didn’t make any overt threats other than having the weapon in his hand, police said.

The man entered the Walgreen’s store at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and handed the pharmacy clerk a note announcing the robbery, Aro said. At one point, the man spoke and asked for pain medication. After obtaining the medication, he ran from the store and fled to the north.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’8” tall and weighing approximately 170 pounds. He wore a black cap, black sunglasses, bright green hooded sweatshirt with number 22 on the back and tan cargo pants.

Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (888) 4RxTIPS or (888-479-8477) or the Fenton Police Deparment at 810-629-5311.

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