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Deputies: Men zip-tied employee, stole prescription drugs in Powhatan armed robbery

Posted at 12:29 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 17:19:28-04

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. — Deputies are searching for two men after a large number of prescription drugs were stolen armed robbery at the Powhatan Drug pharmacy Monday morning.

Powhatan deputies say two men entered the pharmacy located at 2105 Academy Road at approximately 8:40 a.m. One of the suspects displayed a firearm described as a dark-colored revolver.

Deputies initially reported that three men were believed to be involved, but further investigation found that it only involved two suspects.

After stealing prescription drugs, deputies say the suspects tied the employee up with zip ties and fled West on Rt. 60 in a black SUV. Both suspects are described as black males.

No one was injured during this incident.

Anyone with information related to this incident should contact the Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 598-5656 or Powhatan Crime Solvers at (804) 403-4357 (HELP).

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