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Arrest made from armed robbery of Kingsport pharmacy

Wes Bunch, NET News Service • Jul 31, 2013 at 9:48 AM

KINGSPORT — A man accused of robbing a local pharmacy at gunpoint was taken into custody by Kingsport police Tuesday afternoon after being located at an area motel.

Eric David McPhillips, 40, 111 Kinzer Lane, Kingsport, was arrested by the Kingsport Police Department on an aggravated robbery charge stemming from the July 28 armed robbery of Berry's Pharmacy, 1717 Fort Henry Dr., Kingsport.

KPD spokesman Tom Patton said officers moved in to make the arrest after receiving information Tuesday that McPhillips was staying in room 247 at the Budget Inn, located at 1708 East Stone Dr.

More about McPhillips' arrest can be found at TimesNews.net.

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