Pharmacy robbery is under investigation

Kentucky State Police received a call of an armed robbery at Howard Family Pharmacy in the Eastern community of Floyd County on Thursday March 8, 2012.

Information obtained at the scene indicates that at approximately 3:12 am, four males wearing masks approached the night security officer outside of the Howard Pharmacy. One of males brandished a weapon. Entry was forced into the pharmacy, and an undisclosed quantity of prescription narcotics were taken.

Three of the males were described as following: 5'10" tall / 220 pounds; 5'9'' tall / 190 pounds; and 5'7" tall / 150 pounds. The four males were seen leaving the scene in a late 1990's or early 2000's black Chevrolet Silverado extended cab pickup. No one was injured in the robbery.

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Tony Tackett. Anyone with information is asked to contact KSP Post 9 Pikeville at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.

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