Armed robbery at pharmacy in Zachary

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - The Zachary Police are looking for a man who entered a pharmacy with a handgun and left with some loot that was anything but cash.

Authorities say a white man, wearing black sunglasses and a baseball cap, walked into the Medical Pharmacy West located at 2250 Church Street in Zachary on Friday, March 22nd at 1:26 p.m. He told the pharmacist to give him prescription cough syrup and place it in a book bag. He then exits the store and walks behind the Lablanc's Food Store parking lot.

The suspect was also wearing a blue plaid long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and dark colored shoes. He is about 5'11" and 150 pounds.

Officials say the photos they obtained of the suspect show him at Medical Pharmacy's main store located at 6400 Main Street about 30 minutes before the armed robbery.

If anyone receives any information in reference to this incident or can identify this suspect, please contact Detective Jordan Logan at (225) 921-9952 or the Zachary Police Department at (225) 654-1921.

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