Man gets 600 prescription pills in Walgreens robbery

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Pleasant Ridge man is expected to appear in court Monday morning accused of robbing a Walgreens Pharmacy.

Jackie Ray Thompson, 43, was arrested Sunday after he allegedly entered a Walgreens store in the 6200 block of Montgomery Road and demanded drugs and money from the pharmacy.

According to the police report, Thompson stated he had a gun and was able to get 623 hydrocodone pills and $50 from the pharmacy.

He fled the store but was later arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.

Thompson is scheduled for arraignment in a Hamilton County courtroom on Monday.

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