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Suspect in custody in pharmacy robbery

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: Feb 26 2014 10:47:50 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 27 2014 10:14:42 AM CST
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BOONE, N.C. -

According to police, they have a suspect in custody in connection to a pharmacy robbery in Boone, North Carolina.

Keith Brandon Cunningham is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and drug charges. Boone police tell us back on February 16, Cunningham walked into the Walgreens on Blowing Rock Road and told a pharmacist he had a gun and demanded pills.

Police arrested Cunningham on warrants from another breaking and entering incident and then charged him with the armed robbery in Boone.

He is scheduled to appear in court in April.