Police search for suspect in Plainfield pharmacy robbery

Police responded to the pharmacy, located at 1700 E. Main Street, at approximately 4:32 a.m., after an employee called to report an armed robbery.

Plainfield, Ind.

The Plainfield Police Department is searching for a man suspected of robbing a CVS Pharmacy Saturday.

Police responded to the pharmacy, located at 1700 E. Main Street, at approximately 4:32 a.m., after an employee called to report an armed robbery.

The employee told police the suspect pointed a gun at two clerks and ordered them to lie down in the back of the store.  The suspect was then reported to have ordered the pharmacist to open the drug safe.  The man filled the bag with prescription drugs and fled the store.

Police said a customer witnessed the incident and attempted to run after the suspect.  The suspect fired two shots toward the customer but he was not injured, said police. Authorities said the suspect dropped the bag of drugs and all stolen property was recovered.

Witnesses said the suspect was wearing a dark mast, dark clothing and a hooded sweatshirt.  He was described to be a white male with a blond mustache, slim to medium build and approximately 6 feet tall. 

If you have any information regarding the armed robbery or the suspects whereabouts, please contact Detective Paul Williams at 317-839-8700.
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