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Suspect in Lincoln Heights Rite-Aid robbery arrested

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now, Spokane Police are responding to the Rite Aid at 29th and Regal on the report of a robbery. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a robbery at the Lincoln Heights Rite-Aid located at 29th and Regal. Police responded to the scene just after 10:30 a.m. Monday. The suspect had a note that said he had a gun, but a weapon was never seen. The suspect is described as white male and was said to be wearing a black hoodie. The suspect was able to get away with an unknown amount of the painkiller Oxycontin. Oxycontin has been the target of several recent pharmacy robberies. >>
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 29th Ave. and Grand Blvd. on Spokane's South hill.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 29th Ave. and Grand Blvd. on Spokane's south hill.  Police say a male suspect robbed the pharmacy of Oxycontin shortly after 3:00 Sunday afternoon. According to Walgreens employees the suspect entered the store and walked to the pharmacy were he handed an employee a note demanding all of the stores Oxycontin and stating he had a gun. >>

SPOKANE, Wash. - Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Monday morning robbery at the Lincoln Heights Rite-Aid.

Police say 24-year-old Tom Snell entered the Rite-Aid after 10 a.m. gave an employee a note that said he had a gun and demanded the painkiller Oxycontin.

Oxycontin has been the target of several recent pharmacy robberies.

Snell was able to get away with an unknown amount of the drug. He fled the scene in a dark blue Toyota pickup with flames on it.

A gun was never seen during the robbery.

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