Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Pharmacy Robbery

Pharmacy Robbery

Boise, August 1,2006, 12:00 p.m. - Boise Police are searching for a man with a gun who robbed a Milwaukee Street Pharmacy this morning, taking three bottles of prescription narcotic pain medication.

The robbery was called in at about 8:30 a.m.at the pharmacy on the 3300 blk,. of Milwaukee at Ustick. Witnesses tell officers the man walked into the business, waved a gun, at times pointing it at employees, and verbally demanded the narcotics. No shots were fired. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a darker skinned male, 5' 9", medium build, wearing a reddish hat, orange sweatshirt and carrying a large handgun. A witness believes he saw the suspect get into a white-colored smaller Honda-type vehicle with Idaho bluebird license plates.

Anyone with information on the crime, or witnesses who may have seen the suspect in the area are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.