AUBURN — Auburn Police are asking the public for information in the robbery of a Rite Aid Pharmacy Tuesday night.
At about 7:25 p.m., police responded to a call that an armed robbery had occurred at the pharmacy on Union Street Bypass, according to a release issued by Deputy Chief Jason Moen on Wednesday.
"A white male, 5-foot, 8-inches (tall) and weighing approximately 170 pounds wearing a white shirt, tan ball cap and blue jeans walked into the store and approached the front counter," the release stated. "The suspect gave the clerk a note demanding money and then displayed a handgun that was tucked into the waist of his pants."
The suspect fled the store with a small amount of cash. The robbery is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Auburn police Detective Barry Schmieks at 333-6651, extension 2068.