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Ca$h reward offered in pharmacy robbery

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The Maple Heights Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect believed to be responsible for a pharmacy robbery that occurred at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 5264 Lee Road.

The robbery happened on Monday, Jan. 21, around 8:30 p.m. 

Police say the suspect called the pharmacy stating he was in the store and had a gun. He demanded that controlled substances be placed in the drive thru window. Once the items were put into the window, the suspect took the medication and ran off on foot.

The cash reward is donated by pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma L.P.

"It's important for people to know that all information that we get is kept completely confidential. Callers never have to give their names or appear in court. The Crime Stoppers tip line does not use any tape recording or caller ID devices," said Sgt. Rutt of Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County Hotline at (216) 25CRIME (7463). Tipsters may also submit an online anonymous tip at <>, or text "Tip657" to CRIMES (274637).

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