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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, Wis. -

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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