Update: Armed Robbery Suspect Didn’t Make It Out Of Business Parking Lot
Investigators said John Krider walked into a Walgreens on South Broadway around 4:30 p.m. on Friday with a pellet gun and demanded the prescription painkiller Oxycontin.
Police said the pharmacist gave him a lower grade narcotic at which time Krider left the store and walked to a car in the Walgreens parking lot.
Investigators said there was a police officer in the immediate area who pulled up behind the car and arrested Krider.
Police also said there was a man in the trunk of the car taking pills.
Investigators said that man was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.