Man robs local pharmacy at gunpoint, escapes with drugs

Published: Sep. 27, 2018 at 9:42 PM CDT
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Teague police officers are searching for a suspect who held up a pharmacy Thursday afternoon

According to a Facebook post, a suspect jumped the counter at the Pharmacy Plus at 600 Main St., pulled out a semi-automatic pistol, and demanded pills.

He was last seen running behind the building with the pills.

The Teague Elementary school was temporarily locked down as a precaution, while officers searched for the suspect.

The suspect is described as a young, light-skinned black male, wearing a black and white bandanna, goggles, black sweat pants, and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Teague Police Department at (254) 739-2553.