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Boone police looking for man who robbed drug store on Sunday

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BOONE, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Boone are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say robbed a drug store.

The incident was reported on Sunday at 9:30 p.m. at the Walgreens on the 2100 block of Blowing Rock Road in reference to a robbery call, according to the news release from the Boone Police Department.

Employees told police that the man implied that he had a firearm and would use it if they not provide him with prescription medication.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a red and black, horizontally striped jacket, with blue jeans and black tennis shoes, according to the release. 

The suspect is believed to be 20-30 years of age. 

According to witness information, the suspect fled from the store to an awaiting blue or silver, older model Ford van, which was located in the parking lot of Makoto's.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons. 

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