Robber holds up pharmacy for prescription drugsJuly 25,2013
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Middlebury pharmacy and got away with an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs.
The robber "displayed a handgun on his waist" and demanded prescription drugs from workers at Marble Works Pharmacy on Main Street around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.
Police said the robber then fled the store. No one was injured in the incident.
The robber is described as 5 feet, 11 inches tall with a thin to muscular build. He was wearing a green sweatshirt with a hood pulled over his head. The sweatshirt had "Maine" written on the front and on a sleeve. He was also wearing a baseball cap, dark sunglasses, sneakers and khaki pants.
Police added that the robber was polite.
Anyone with information is asked to call Middlebury Police at 388-3191.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1393, quick thinking teen girl saves King Charles IV of France from burning alive at masquerade ball; in 1760, Vermont town of Pownal created by N.H. Gov. Benning Wentworth; Canuplin, Filipino movie star, born.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day, 1700, Cascadia Earthquake, Magnitude 9 plus, strikes West Coast with tsunami effects felt as far away as Japan; in 1885, troops loyal to Sudanese Mohammad Ahmad conquer Khartoum; in 1992, Boris Yeltsin untargets U.S.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 971 AD, Southern Han war elephant corps defeated by Song Dynasty troops bowmen; in 1870, Montana, Marias massacre, U.S. kills 173 Native Americans; in 1941, Charles Lindbergh recommends neutrality pact with Nazis.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bryanna Allen reports Castleton Downtown hosts open house, fire in Springfield leaves family without a roof of their own, suspected Bosnian war criminal trial goes to jury, Brent Curtis reports Rutland Town budget set to rise.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bill in Legislature proposes naming beagle Vermont state dog; Associated Press looks back at year in opiate abuse; Shapiro's in Brandon soon to close after 75 years; probe shows illegal online gun sales booming.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1861, JEFFERSON DAVIS resigns from the U.S. Senate to become president of the Confederate States of America, in 1908, NYC passes law forbidding women from smoking in public; in 1968, B-52 crashes, loses H-bomb.