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Police: Pharmacy robberies might be linked

Published On: Apr 23 2013 03:28:13 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 23 2013 03:31:37 PM CDT
Shopko at 2201 Zier Rd.

Shopko at 2201 Zier Rd.


Madison police said the same man might be responsible for two pharmacy robberies Tuesday morning.

Police were called to Community Pharmacy at 341 State St. at 9:07 a.m. for a report of a robbery. The robber entered, kept a hand in his pocket and demanded pharmaceuticals. He took drugs, including morphine, according to police.

At 11:06 a.m., police were called to Shopko, at 2201 Zeier Rd., for a report of a robbery. Police said the robbery was similar to the robbery at Community Pharmacy.

A person of interest was located by police walking along East Washington Avenue near East Towne Mall Tuesday afternoon. He has not been arrested.

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