are asking for the public’s help in its investigation of the armed robbery
of the Walgreen’s pharmacy at 1903 Calumet Ave. on Saturday night.
police, at 9:33 p.m. a male subject entered the store, walked to the
pharmacy counter, and then jumped over it, displaying a black handgun and
demanding Oxycontin from the employees.
After being given a
quantity of the painkiller, the man fled the store on foot in a southwest
direction, police said.
A track by a K-9
unit proved unsuccessful.
the suspect as a white male in his mid-twenties to early thirties, 5’ 9” to
5’ 10” in height, with a medium build and blue eyes and wearing a dark
colored jacket over a hooded sweat shirt. The suspect’s face was wrapped in
a multi-colored scarf and he was wearing dark rimmed eye glasses.
information regarding the robbery is asked to call the Valparaiso Police
Department at 462-2135 or text a tip to TIP411 (847-411). Enter the key
world “Valpo” as the first word in your message field prior to sending the