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Allentown police investigate report of armed robbery at Walgreens

Published On: Dec 08 2012 10:06:48 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 08 2012 06:45:24 PM EST

Walgreens Robbed


Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery at the Walgreens store on the 1800 block of South 5th Street.

Police responded to the store 5:04 a.m. Saturday, at which time store personnel said an employee was approached by a Hispanic male who implied he had a weapon.

The employee was told to open the cash register.


The suspect fled from the scene in an unknown direction with an unspecified amount of money.

Police are investigating the matter and asking anyone with information to contact the Allentown Police Department.