Police: Man with a gun tried to steal prescription drugs from pharmacy

2 years 7 months 4 weeks ago Monday, February 13 2017 Feb 13, 2017 Monday, February 13, 2017 1:43:58 PM CST February 13, 2017 in News
By: Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A man attempted to rob a Columbia pharmacy with a gun Monday morning, according to police.

Officers said they were called to Kilgore's Pharmacy at 1608 Chapel Hill Road at 11:41 a.m. They said a male suspect entered the pharmacy with a gun and tried to steal prescription drugs.

The man was unsuccessful, police said, and fled the business in a car traveling northbound on Forum Boulevard.

Police said the suspect is a white man in his 30's, about 6 feet tall with a medium build.

If you have information regarding the attempted robbery, please contact Columbia police at 573-874-7652 or to remain anonymous, the CrimeStoppers line at 573-875-TIPS. 

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