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News: Man holds up Chadds Ford Walgreens claiming to have bomb

A man armed with a gun and claiming he planted a bomb robbed the Walgreens on Wilmington-West Chester Pike Tuesday night. The suspect walked into the store around 7:10 p.m., walked up to the pharmacy counter and handed the clerk a note stating he had planted a bomb about a half mile away that would go off in 30 seconds, according to state police. As he stood at the counter, the suspect flashed a black handgun that he had tucked into the waistband of his pants.


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The clerk handed the suspect four bottles of Oxycodone and the suspect fled in an unknown direction. The suspect has two distinctive tattoos on his left hand – the word “LOVE” on his fingers with a tattoo of a Taurus symbol above. The clerk also described the suspect as a white male, 30-45-years-old; about 6 feet tall with a thin build and full beard and mustache. He had crooked, possibly missing, bottom teeth. Anyone who has information about the robber is urged to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 484-840-1000.

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