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Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

July 29th, 2013 10:18 am by Rain Smith

Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

KINGSPORT — A man wielding a pistol reportedly entered a Kingsport pharmacy Sunday night and made away with medication.

Kingsport Police Department Lt. Sean Chambers says the incident occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. at Berry's Pharmacy, 1717 Fort Henry Drive. The white male reportedly produced a semi-automatic pistol, pointing it at store owner Dave Berry.

The suspect reportedly told Berry he needed pills. After receiving an undisclosed amount of medication, he fled the scene.

Kingsport police are investigating the incident with charges pending. Anyone with information is asked to contact KPD detectives at (423) 229-9429 or central dispatch at (423) 246-9111.

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