Police are searching for three suspects after two armed pharmacy robberies Monday night that included a heist at the 22nd and Madison Safeway.
According to an SPD brief on the robberies, the hold-up team entered the E Madison Safeway around 6:30 PM armed and with surgical masks covering their faces. “Two of the suspects jumped the counter of the pharmacy and forced the employees to open a safe,” SPD reports. “The suspects took prescription medication and fled out the door prior to police being called.”
A half hour earlier, police say three suspects eluded arrest following a similar hold-up of a pharmacy on S Othello.
Police posted security video from the two robberies and describe the suspects as three black males but provided little additional information and did not describe the type of vehicle the trio reportedly fled in.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the SPD Robbery Unit at (206) 233-5000.
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