Stanton pharmacy robbed, gunman fires into ceiling

By Associated Press 4:08pm, January 6, 2013 - Updated 6:18pm, January 6, 2013
State police say a two armed men robbed a Stanton pharmacy, firing a shot into the store's ceiling before fleeing with cash and prescription narcotics.

Police say no customers were in the store and none of the pharmacy's three employees were injured. The robbery occurred about 2 p.m. Saturday.

The robbery was the fourth in the store in the past 2 1/2 years. One of the three previous robberies involved armed individuals, while customers were attacked leaving the store in the other two.

State Police spokesman Paul G. Shavack told The News Journal the two armed men fled on foot, but did not say how much cash or drugs were taken.

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