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Police make pharmacy robbery arrest

Published On: Apr 29 2013 09:23:34 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 29 2013 12:07:49 PM CDT
Jesse Kirk

Photo courtesy Dane County Sheriff's Department

Jesse Kirk

MADISON, Wis. -

A Madison man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of robbing a downtown pharmacy last week, according to Madison police.

Community Pharmacy at 341 State St. was robbed April 23. Police said the robber entered the store, kept a hand in his pocket and demanded pharmaceuticals. He took drugs, including morphine, according to police.

Jesse Kirk, 34, is also being looked at a suspect in other pharmacy robberies, including the robbery of the pharmacy at Shopko at 2201 Zeier Rd. Police said the robbery was similar to the robbery at Community Pharmacy.

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