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Walgreen's held up for prescription medications

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By Gilannie Pangburn

gpangburn@abc6.com

Twitter: @gilanniej05

Walgreen's on Warren Avenue in East Providence was held up Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say the male subject approached the pharmacy and demanded prescription medications saying he had a weapon but never displayed one.

The suspect fled on foot from the store with a small amount of prescription medication. He is described as medium build with dark colored hair and is approximately 5'5" to 5'9" tall; suspect was also wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

No one was injured during the robbery, anyone with information is asked to contact the East Providence detectives unit at 401-435-7648

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