Arrest in LaPorte pharmacy robbery

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

LaPorte A man is now in custody in connection with Saturday's prescription robbery at a LaPorte drug store.

Matthew Martinez has been booked on a felony charge of robbery, and also receiving stolen property in a separate case.

Officers responded to an alarm at the CVS store on Lincolnway around 1 a.m. According to our reporting partners at WKVI, an employee told them Martinez walked up to the pharmacy with a note demanding medication. He threatened that he had a weapon, then left after getting the drugs.

Police later found Martinez in a nearby alley.

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