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Suspect arrested after Bristol pharmacy robbery

Published On: Feb 05 2014 01:42:07 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 04:17:36 PM EST
BRISTOL, Tenn. -

UPDATE 4:10 p.m.: The suspect, Gary Alvis, was caught a short time after the robbery.
Alvis will be charged with robbery. More charges are pending.

We'll have more information later online and on News 5 WCYB.


Bristol, Tennessee Police tell News 5 WCYB they are looking for the person who held up the Walgreens on 2412 W. State Street about 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said a man stormed into the store and handed the clerk a note that demanded drugs from the pharmacy. 

The man then left the store with drugs. 

Police said the suspect was wearing khaki pant and a dark hooded sweatshirt with a Chevrolet logo on it.

If you have any information, please call the Bristol Police Department.

A surveillance photo can be seen below: