PHOTOS: Police release images of man accused of robbing Franklin Walgreens

Franklin police have released surveillence pictures of a man who investigators said robbed the pharmacy at Walgreens Thursday morning. 

Police responded around 11:30 a.m. to the business on East Second Street after employees reported the robbery. 

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Police said a man entered the store and indicated he had a weapon. 

Contributed Photo/Franklin Police Department

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Officers did not indicate what the man got away with, but said a pharmacist complied with the robber’s demand. The man was last seen on foot leaving the area heading south on Eastlawn Drive, according to investigators. 

The suspect is described as a man around 6-feet tall, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and white pants. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Franklin police at 937-746-2882 or their tip line at 937-743-1847.

Contributed Photo/Franklin Police Department

UPDATE @ 1:05 p.m.

Franklin police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to the robbery of a drug store.

The suspect robbed an East Second Street Walgreens pharmacy around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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While no weapon was shown, the suspect did indicate that he had a weapon, according to police.

The suspect fled on foot and was last seen south on Eastlawn Drive.

Walgreens robbed in Franklin

A K-9 unit was reportedly brought in to track the suspect, but the K-9 lost the trail.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, thin and wearing a black hoodie with white pants and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information should contact the Franklin Police Department at 937-746-2882 or call their 1-TIP hotline at 937-743-1TIP.

UPDATE @ 12:14 p.m.:

Law enforcement are searching for a male suspect who robbed a Franklin Walgreens Thursday.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, according to reports.

No one was injured.

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INITIAL REPORT:

A robbery was reported at a Franklin drug store late Thursday morning.

Law enforcement responded to a Walgreens at 1300 E. Second St. around 11:40 a.m.

Initial reports indicate that no weapon was shown.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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