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Police investigating pharmacy robbery
Police are investigating the Tuesday robbery of a Northeast Portland pharmacy.
Nobody was injured during the robbery, and it is was not immediately known if anything was taken.
According to police, at 11:36 a.m. on Jan. 24, North Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery in progress at Fairley's Pharmacy, located at 7226 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
Arriving officers initially believed that the suspect might still be inside the business. Additional information was received that the suspect may have fled the area in a vehicle, however. Officers and a K-9 unit searched the building and confirmed that the suspect was not inside.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5'5" to 5'6", thin build, wearing a black hat, black mask, dark jacket, and blue jeans.
Fairley's Pharmacy was previously robbed on Jan. 10, 2012. At this point it is not known if both robberies are connected.