Police: Walgreens Employee Injured During Robbery

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Update: Added an image of the suspect.

Scary stuff from the South Milwaukee Walgreens today.

From the South Milwaukee Police Department press release

On May 27, 2015, at 12:48pm, the South Milwaukee Police Department received a call of an armed robbery at Walgreens, located at 2985 South Chicago Avenue, in South Milwaukee.

Preliminary investigation shows that a black male, displaying a handgun, did obtain prescription medication from the pharmacy.  He also assaulted an employee of Walgreens during the robbery.  He was then seen exiting the store, running in a northwest direction.

An employee was struck in the head by the suspect, with the gun, suffering a non-life threatening injury. 

The South Milwaukee Police Department is currently investigating this incident.

I’ll keep you posted.

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