Here’s the news release from the Edmonds Police Department about this morning’s pharmacy robbery:
On Monday, January 24, 2011, at 11:05 a.m. Edmonds police responded to a reported robbery that had just occurred at a pharmacy located in the 7600 block of 212th St. SW. A male suspect entered the business wearing a hip-length dark coat over a gray hooded sweatshirt. He had the hood pulled up over his head and his appearance was further concealed by a mask and gloves. The suspect presented an employee with a note demanding drugs.
Officers arrived on the scene immediately after the suspect had fled on foot. While police searched the surrounding area nearby schools were placed in a lock-down status as a precautionary measure.
The robbery remains under investigation. Edmonds police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call the tip line at 425-771-0212