Armed robber holds up Butte pharmacy


MISSOULA, Mont. - The following is a press release from the Butte Silver-Bow Law Enforcement Department:

At 3:39 pm this afternoon officers from Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department responded to an armed robbery at the Safeway store on Massachusetts Street.  A male suspect entered the grocery store and went to the pharmacy counter.  The male then pointed a hand gun at store staff and demanded medication. The male did obtain a small amount of prescription medication.  The male then fled on foot. This is an active investigation at this time.  I am including two photos of the suspect and one of a possible suspect vehicle. The vehicle is believed to be a mid 90's model Jeep SUV. No one was injured during this incident. Anyone with information can contact The Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department at 497–1120 or Crimestoppers at 782-7336.  Thanks for your assistance, Sheriff Ed Lester

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