Armed robber targets Rite Aid in Xenia

A robber held up a Rite Aid pharmacy Tuesday evening at gunpoint.

The robbery was reported around 5:10 p.m. at the business, 34 S. Allison Ave., and officers were on scene investigating, Xenia police dispatch said.

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According to initial reports, the suspect is a male with dreadlocks wearing sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black gloves. He left in a maroon sedan.

It is not clear whether the robber took cash or pharmaceuticals, or both.

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