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August 13, 2013

Arrest made in Westernport pharmacy holdup

WESTERNPORT —Police patrol units converged on the Tri-Towns Pharmacy when the business was reportedly robbed by a female suspect at about 9:30 a.m., Tuesday. By early afternoon, Sheriff Craig Robertson reported an arrest had been made in the case.

Two people reportedly suffered apparently minor injuries after being possibly “maced” at the scene, according to the Allegany County 911 center.

Tri-Towns Ambulance personnel treated the injured persons but there were no transports made to a hospital from the incident, according to the emergency center.

Initial unconfirmed reports indicated the incident involved a female suspect who was positively identified at the time of the incident. Police were checking various locations immediately following the incident in an effort to apprehend the suspect.

At about 2:15 p.m., Sheriff Robertson announced on Facebook that an arrest had been made. He said he was not able to provide any further information at that time.

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