A person of interest in connection with the robberies of several local pharmacies in the last few weeks is now being questioned by police.

Police received tips that a suspect was possibly staying in the area of Glazebrook Street, just behind Ray High School. They responded to those tips at around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said that when they approached the man, he ran but was eventually caught.

The man is believed to have some connection to the robberies several CVS and Walgreens pharmacies in the last two weeks.

The person of interest is now at the City Detention Center where he is being questioned by police. He has yet to be officially arrested.