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Willmar Police investigating robbery of drug store

WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department is investigating the armed robbery, around 6:40 p.m. Thursday, of the Thrifty White Drug store in the Skylark Mall, along the 1600 block of First Street South.

According to a new release from Police Chief David Wyffels, the robbery suspect, who fled prior to police arrival, is described as a white male. There were no injuries in the incident.

Anyone who may have observed suspicious behavior around the time and place where the robbery happened is encouraged to contact the police department. The officer assigned to the case is Det. Chad Nelson, who can be reached at 214-6700 ext. 3227.