Gun-wielding pharmacist reportedly foils robbery


Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 11:22 am
By: News 9


News9.com

An Oklahoma City pharmacist reportedly shot at a would-be robber, who then fled unharmed from the southside store, authorities said.

The incident occurred about 10 a.m. at RX Prescription Pharmacy, 6517 S Western, authorities said. No one was injured.

The owner of the pharmacy fired a weapon at least twice at the robber, police said, but the robber was not hit.

The robber was last seen running northbound on Western Ave., police said. He was described as 5-foot-8, 140 pounds wearing blue jeans, a dark leather jacket, black stocking cap, with a blue bandana covering his face.