FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2020
Frederick Police Investigate Pharmacy Robbery
At approximately 5:21 pm on February 5, 2020, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Express Pharmacy in the 300 block of West Patrick Street. From witness interviews and other evidence, detectives believe the suspect is a black male with a light to medium skin tone, and approximately 20 to 30 years old.
The suspect displayed what appeared to be a firearm, and retrieved an undisclosed amount of controlled narcotic medications from behind the counter. Witnesses last saw the suspect on foot in the area of West Patrick Street and College Avenue. Officers searched the area thoroughly on foot and with a police canine, but were unable to locate the suspect.
If you were in the area at the time and observed anything suspicious, please contact Det. Dave Dewees at 240-409-0280. The Frederick Police Department also asks employees of pharmacies to be aware of suspicious persons or vehicles around their places of business, and report them to police as soon as possible.
Anyone with information who wishes to remain anonymous can contact the Frederick Police Department by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Case Number: 2020-012819
Investigator: Detective Dewees – 240-409-0280
Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 240-674-0454