Man attempts to steal pills from pharmacy on Madison’s north side

Officers are investigating after someone attempted to steal pills from a pharmacy on the city’s north side, according to a statement from the Madison Police Department.

Around 9:15 p.m. April 1, officers were dispatched to a store located along the 3700 block of E. Washington Ave.

A man reportedly jumped over the pharmacy counter and indicated he had a weapon on him. He then demanded prescription pills from the pharmacist and pharmacist techs. The suspect then ran out of the store without taking anything.

No one was physically injured during this incident, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.