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Walgreens in southeast Springfield robbed at gunpoint

Police say a masked man with a gun robbed a Walgreens pharmacy just after 3:00 Tuesday morning.

December 11, 2012|Carrie Winchel | KSPR News Producer

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Police say a masked man with a gun robbed a Walgreens pharmacy just after 3:00 Tuesday morning.

It happened at the location at 2640 E. Sunshine. Police say the robber walked into the store, showed a gun to two pharmacy employees, and demanded prescription drugs and cash.

The workers handed over the pills. The robber didn't wait for a worker to open the cash drawer and left, headed south on Ventura. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Springfield Police say that they will be looking at surveillance video from Walgreens and other businesses in the area to get a picture of the robber.

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