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Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

June 27th, 2013 8:55 am by STAFF REPORT

Bristol pharmacist robbed of drugs

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a pharmacy.

Around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, a white man described as being of average height and build, went to Johnson Pharmacy and gave the pharmacist a note claiming he had a gun and demanding drugs.

A security camera image of the suspected robber accompanies this article.

The pharmacist gave drugs and the robber left the store.

According to a news release, witnesses who live in the area reported seeing the man running through the neighborhood behind the pharmacy, and getting into a vehicle being driven by another white male. The vehicle was described as a newer model brown, small-to-medium sized SUV, possibly a Hyundai.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact the Bristol Tennessee Police Department at 423-989-5600, BTPD CID at 423-989-5568 or by e-mail at  

Anonymous tips can also be given by calling 423-764-TIPS (8477).

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