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Police arrest pharmacy robbery suspect

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Police have arrested the suspect they believe was involved in one pharmacy robbery and a separate attempted pharmacy robbery.

Ariel Arrieta, 20, is suspected in the September 27 robbery of the Rite-Aid pharmacy in the 5500 block of N. Division. In that robbery, police say she handed the pharmacy clerk a note demanding Oxycontin.

Police say Arrieta is also a suspect in an attempted robbery Monday night at the Wandermere Rite Aid Pharmacy.

In that attempt, the suspect was hit by an employee wielding a metal bar and was unable to get the Oxycontin demanded.

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