On Wednesday January 9th, around 9:15am there was an armed robbery at Anchor Drugs on South Spruce. Reports state an undisclosed amount of money and drugs were taken by two suspects who were not apprehended and are still on the loose.
Anchor Drug Owner Mona Jajeh checked in with Everything South City, “We are all ok. It was very scary but thank God no one was hurt. We re-opened the store at 2pm.” Another ESC friend, Nancy Molina added, “I am just glad everyone is OK. My husband and brother in law work there and to just get that text it was scary. I am thankful to know they are safe.”
The two suspects made off in a newer model red Chevy Corvette with a soft black top. The suspects were described as in their late Two guys in their late teens-early 20s, had masks and handguns. The first suspect was Asian 5’10” thin build, grey hoodie and black pants and the second suspect was Black 6′, thin build, black hoodie and black pants.
These guys must have known where they were going and what they were after so someone must have seen these them before in the area. Please share any info with our police by calling 877-8900 or the anonymous tip line at 952-2244. Police media release can be view here.
This was part of our Facebook conversation as it happened in real time:
Heard there was a strong armed robbery at Anchor drugs. Guys got away in red car. Anyone heard about this?
27 minutes ago
I work down the street from Anchor Drug….our courier said that it is all taped off and there are a lot of police cars surrounding the area. Maybe a robbery?
2 hours ago
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* Debbie Lallas
Looks like a robbery at Anchor Drug on Spruce!
* Andrea Villa likes this.
Whats going on on Spruce…officers with their guns walking around looking for someone??