NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
June 30, 2009
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
  (850) 651-7420

BAKER PHARMACY ROBBED

     The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of the Health Smart Pharmacy on State Road 189 in Baker. A short white male carrying a tire tool entered the business around 5:20 Tuesday evening and demanded drugs. Customers were inside the building but no one was hurt. He was last seen on foot heading north from the store.

     A K-9 unit was called to the scene to try to track the individual.

     Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.

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