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Police investigating armed robbery at Glen Ellyn Pharmacy

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An undetermined amount of money and pills were taken Tuesday during an armed robbery at the Glen Ellyn Pharmacy, police said. No injuries were reported.

Glen Ellyn police responded at about 5:30 p.m. to the pharmacy at 486 Roosevelt Road. Officers learned that a man entered the store, pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded hydrocodone, a narcotic pain reliever that is a controlled substance, according to a news release.

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After receiving the pills, the man reached into the cash register and took an undetermined amount of money, then left the store walking west.

The offender is described as a white male around 50 years old, 6 feet tall, 165 pounds, wearing blue jeans, a khaki-colored jacket and a blue knit cap.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Glen Ellyn Police Department at (630) 469-1187.

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