‘Chipmunk’ bandit robs a pharmacy at gunpoint
From The Ville Platte Gazette
Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators continue to search for the person who robbed The Medicine Chest Pharmacy at gunpoint in a chipmunk outfit.
The robbery occurred just after 12 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Medicine Chest located at 409 E. Lincoln Road.
Surveillance video showed an armed suspect, in a chipmunk outfit running from the store’s parking lot to the rear door of the store, forcing an employee back inside.
Once inside the suspect escorted the employee through the store at gunpoint as she filled his bag with an undisclosed amount of narcotic medication.
After getting an undisclosed amount of medicine from the employee, the suspect walked out of the rear door of the store and ran westbound towards a nearby apartment complex.
This investigation is still active and ongoing. If anyone has information about this armed robbery is asked to contact Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators at 337-363-2161 or via the agency’s website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org.
Any person reporting information will remain anonymous.