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UPDATE: Elderly Man Robs Drug Store

Police need help identifying this suspect in a Tuesday morning drug store robbery (Photo submitted)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Investigators continue to piece together clues following a robbery Wednesday morning at a Fort Wayne drug store.

Just before Noon, an elderly man robbed the Walgreen's at North Coliseum and State Boulevard. Witnesses say the suspect was a white man, in his 60's or 70's.

The stands about 5-foot-5 with an average build and grey hair. He was wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses.

Witnesses say the man approached the pharmacy counter. He handed an employee a note requesting Percoset and Oxy (codone). The note also mentioned he had a gun.

He made off with a limited quality of the drugs.

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