Mesa Police Seek Assistance In Identifying Robbery Suspect

October 21, 2010

The Mesa Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a male who robbed a Walgreens pharmacy.

On Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at approximately 11:30 pm, the suspect entered the Walgreens pharmacy, located at 1135 N. Mesa Drive. The suspect approached the pharmacy counter, pointed a handgun at the pharmacy clerk and demanded Morphine. The suspect told the clerk innocent people would die if he did not comply with his demands. The pharmacy clerk complied with the demands and gave the suspect several bottles of Morphine. The suspect exited the store and fled the area north to the canal on a dark mountain bike.

The suspect is described as:

  •  a white male
  • 50 to 60 years old
  • about 5' 10" tall
  • 175 to 190 pounds
  • graying beard
  • Last seen wearing a black velvet 'corleone' hat, black velvet jacket, dark pants and black shoes.

 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. 

Suspect Photos:

 

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Mesa Police Department
Media Relations Office

PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

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