Police searching for suspect in Orland pharmacy robbery

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Walgreen's in Orland on Wednesday, Dec. 11 around 9 a.m.

Posted: Dec 12, 2019 10:53 AM
Updated: Dec 12, 2019 4:48 PM

ORLAND, Calif. - Police are searching for a man who robbed a Walgreen's in Orland on Wednesday, Dec. 11 around 9 p.m.

Orland Police Department responded to the robbery that occurred at the Orland Walgreen's, 828 Newville road.

Witnesses said a black male suspect wearing gray sweatpants, a gray zip-up hoodie, white shoes, and black gloves forced his way into the pharmacy and stole medication. 

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Video surveillance shows the suspect running from the store to the north. 

Authorities say they are aware of a similar robbery at a Redding Walgreen's that occurred less than two hours later and are working with Redding Police Department to determine if these robberies are related. 

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