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Armed robbery at Walgreens Pharmacy- Police pursuit

PRESS RELEASE

DATE: December 13, 2019

SUBJECT: Armed Robbery

LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: 12000 blk of Euclid St. Garden Grove

DATE/TIME OF OCCURRENCE: December 13, 2019 4:10 AM

VICTIM: Walgreens Pharmacy

SUSPECT(s): (5) males with their faces covered wearing dark clothing and gloves

Video Link: http://bit.ly/GGPDWalgreens211

NARRATIVE: An armed robbery occurred on Friday December 13, 2019 at 4:10am at the Walgreens pharmacy. Five suspects entered the pharmacy, one of which was armed with a handgun, and jumped over the pharmacy counter and began taking codeine bottles and other merchandise. The suspects then exited the pharmacy and fled in a vehicle. The vehicle was observed leaving the pharmacy parking lot by officers and a short pursuit ensued northbound on Euclid St. For unknown reasons the suspect vehicles engine caught on fire and became disabled near the intersection of Euclid St and Cerritos St in the city of Anaheim. All suspects then fled on foot leaving behind evidence and personal property. A search of the area was conducted with the assistance of the Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies. After a extensive search a discarded handgun was located but the suspects were not.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit at 714-741-5800.

Prepared by: Sergeant Juan Delgado

Carl Whitney, Lieutenant Professional Standards Division / PIO
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