Pharmacist in Jessup robbed of money, drugs, wallet

September 23, 1996|By Ivan Penn | Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF

Howard County police are investigating the robbery of a Jessup pharmacy Thursday in which a man stole money from a cash register, a store worker's wallet and a half-dozen kinds of narcotics.

About 11: 30 a.m., a brown-haired man with a mustache and beard walked into Family Care Pharmacy in the 8600 block of Washington Blvd.

Implying he had a handgun, he demanded money and several drugs that are used as painkillers. The pharmacist handed him money, his wallet and the drugs. The man fled on foot.

Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect in the incident.

Metro Crime Stoppers hot line: 276-8888.

Pub Date: 9/23/96

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