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Three armed males attempt to rob CVS

Suspects demanded cash, opioids

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The Kokomo Police Department is investigating after three armed males in ski masks attempted to rob CVS Pharmacy on West Markland Avenue yesterday just before 5 p.m.

Witnesses and employees reported three males entered the store wearing ski masks and armed with handguns. One of the suspects approached the front counter and demanded the cash from the register. The other two suspects jumped the counter at the pharmacy and demanded opioids from the pharmacist.

The first suspect fled out the front door without obtaining any cash from the register. The two suspects in the pharmacy jumped out of the drive-thru window without obtaining anything from the pharmacy. All suspects fled south across Markland Avenue where they got into two separate vehicles. Photos of the suspects and their vehicles were obtained from surveillance video and witnesses.

No injuries were reported. This case remains active for investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Erik Fogg at 765-456-7369 or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at 765-456-7017. Those with information may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS with an anonymous tip.