Galion Drug Mart robbery suspect

Anyone who has seen the Galion Drug Mart robbery suspect is asked to call 419-468-9111.

GALION -- Galion Police have released a surveillance camera photo of a suspect sought in connection with an armed robbery at the Drug Mart on Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 1:40 p.m. on Dec. 8, Galion Police officers responded to Drug Mart, 739 Carter Dr. Galion, on a report of an armed robbery. The suspect had fled the scene prior to arrival of the officers.

"Our department continues to work on this investigation," Galion Police chief Brian Saterfield said. "Anyone with information is asked to contact the Galion Police Department at 419-468-9111."

According to the police, the suspect entered the store and went back to the Pharmacy. Once at the counter, the suspect handed a pharmacist a note demanding drugs and also showed the pharmacist that he had a gun. The suspect then jumped the counter and demanded drugs from the pharmacist.

He then fled the store and was last seen running eastbound from the store.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6-foot, 150 pounds. He was wearing a hoodie with a black stripe running down the arms. He was also wearing what appeared to be a surgical mask over his face and gloves on his hands.

An undisclosed amount of pharmaceutical drugs were stolen from the store. No one was injured during the incident.

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