- Tuesday March 20th, 2012 :: 03:21 p.m. CDT
Mandeville Police are looking for individual in an attempted robbery at Walgreens, 2880 Hwy 190, Mandeville.
On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at approximately 2:00 a.m., an unknown individual attempted to rob the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 2880 Highway 190 in Mandeville.
The suspect handed the on-duty pharmacist a note, which was described by the pharmacist as “rambling” and including Roman numerals, stating he wanted all of the unopened containers of narcotics. The pharmacist added that the note went on to state that the suspect did not have any weapons and that he was not joking. During this encounter the pharmacist leaned over the counter and attempted to grab the back of the suspects head and pull him towards the counter. The suspect fell backwards and fled the store with the note in his hand.
Further investigation revealed what appears to be the same individual attempted a similar robbery at a Walgreens in Hammond on March 7th, and was successful in getting some narcotics during a robbery at a Walgreens in Ponchatoula at approximately 9:45 p.m. Monday, March 19th.
The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 20-24 years of age, 140 to 160 lbs, wearing a gray zip-up sweat shirt, black shoes, a black baseball cap (possibly with a brown bill), pale complexion and freckles. A picture of the suspect in attached. Anyone with any information regarding the identity of this individual is asked to call the Mandeville Police Department at 985-626-9711, or Crime Stoppers at 504-822-1111.
Mandeville Police Department
1870 Hwy 190
Mandeville, LA 70448