Man Tries To Rob Walgreens Pharmacy

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln Police arrested 43-year-old John Garner after they say he tried to rob the Walgreens near 27th and Vine. It happened around 6 PM Saturday. Garner came up to the pharmacy counter with a scarf over his face and demanded controlled substances. Police say when employees refused Garner got angry and threatened to burn the building down. Police say they found him leaving the store and arrested him for attempted robbery.