Man on the Run After Armed Robbery of Southside Walgreens

 A Hispanic man walked into Walgreens on Saratoga and S. Staples Sunday morning armed with a weapon and demanded the cashier give him Xanax and codeine.

He ran off on foot with the prescription drugs and police are now actively searching for him in the area. No employees were injured. If you have any information call police.

UPDATE: The 65-year-old man told Officers that he is an employee working at the pharmacy and an unknown man approached the pharmacy counter, displayed a handgun, and demanded specific prescription drugs. The 65-year-old man told Officers he gave the man about $2,700 dollars worth of drugs, and the man left.  No injuries were reported.



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