Two workers at Henrico pharmacy tied up during robbery

Two workers at Henrico pharmacy tied up during robbery

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly zip-tied employees and stole a large amount of narcotics.

Police responded to the 2000 block of Staples Mill Road around 6 p.m. Monday for a report of a robbery. Investigators said two male suspects entered the store ten minutes before closing, displayed handguns and demanded narcotic medications.

Henrico Police are searching for two suspects in a robbery at a Staples Mill pharmacy.
Henrico Police are searching for two suspects in a robbery at a Staples Mill pharmacy. (Source: Henrico Police)

Police said the suspects zip-tied the two employees’ hands and feet who were at the pharmacy at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

The suspects were wearing sunglasses, partial facial coverings, and latex gloves. The whole encounter lasted roughly four minutes based on the time stamp of the surveillance images. The robbers escaped with an abundant amount of medications including pills, powder, and liquid medications before fleeing in a white older model sedan.

The men fled in a white older model sedan.
The men fled in a white older model sedan. (Source: Henrico Police)

Police provided brief descriptions of the men who are believed to be between 20 and 40 years old:

Suspect 1 is described as a larger, dark skinned black man, approximately 250+ pounds and around 5′8″ to 5′10″, wearing a black long sleeve shirt and khaki pants. Suspect 2 is described as a skinnier tall medium complexion black man, between 170-200 pounds and 5′10″ to 6′0″ tall, wearing a blue shirt and dark pants. Police added the second suspect has tattoos on the top of both wrists.

Tuesday an employee at the pharmacy said they had no comment about the situation, but said they are fully cooperating with police.

Anyone who recognizes the men should call 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers 804-780-1000.

Police were called on November 25, 2019 at 5:59PM to the 2000 block of Staples Mill Road for the report of a robbery....

Posted by Henrico County Police on Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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