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Police: Suspects jump pharmacy customer for meds

John Lemberg (Source: Kenton County Jail) John Lemberg (Source: Kenton County Jail)
Richard Bartlett (Source: Kenton County Jail) Richard Bartlett (Source: Kenton County Jail)

INDEPENDENCE, KY (FOX19) - Two men are in custody after robbing a man of his prescription medicine at a pharmacy in Independence.

It happened Monday morning around 10 a.m. at the Cherokee Drug Shoppe in the 6400 block of Taylor Mill Road.

Police say a customer was walking to his car after picking up several prescriptions and was jumped by the two suspects.

The suspects fled, but were later apprehended by police. They have been identified as John Lemberg, 24, and Richard Barlett, 33. Both are being held at the Kenton County Jail, charged with robbery 1st degree.

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