Masked man robs drugstore early Monday morning

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Region 8 drugstore early Monday morning.

At 2:15 a.m. a man wearing a black mask with a gold "robot looking face" robbed the Walgreens located at Race and Main Streets in Searcy.

According to a news release from the Searcy Police Department, the suspect approached a clerk and demanded money.

When the clerk did not comply, police say the suspect pulled a knife from his pocket. The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

The suspect then ran from the store, heading northwest.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a light-colored hoodie, dark pants, a black shirt and black tennis shoes with white around the bottom.

Searcy police asks that anyone with information about this robbery call the Criminal Investigations Division at (501) 267-3531.

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