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Masked man robs north Spokane Walgreen’s

Police are looking for the masked man who stole drugs from a Walgreen’s Pharmacy in north Spokane on Wednesday night.

A man walked into the pharmacy around 7:50 p.m. and demanded drugs from the pharmacy, a news release from the Spokane Police Department said. The man was dressed all in black and wore a ski mask. He handed a note to the employee requesting certain prescription drugs.

The man received a small amount of narcotics, then walked back out the front entrance and fled to the north on foot, the release said.

Witnesses described the man as possibly being white, between 25 and 30 years old, about 5‘5” to 5‘8” with a heavy build.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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