Former wife of pharmacy robbery suspect arrested

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A woman has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Port Allen pharmacy.

West Baton Rouge detectives arrested 55-year-old Jacqueline Hawkins-Young on Friday.

Detectives believe she was supposed to be the getaway driver in the January robbery of Noah's Pharmacy.

Investigators say Hawkins-Young is the former wife of Ray Hayes, 50, the alleged robber.

Hayes was shot and killed after by officers after he stole a police cruiser, crashed it then threatened the life of a hostage.

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