(COUNCIL BLUFFS) A Council Bluffs man was arrested following a robbery at Union Pharmacy in Council Bluffs this morning.
Council Bluffs Police say at around 10:07 a.m. Officers were called to Union Pharmacy at 235 West Broadway for a robbery that had just occurred. While enroute, officers learned the suspect was being physically detained by pharmacy staff. Officers arrived and arrested 30-year-old Donald White for 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Theft.
According to the report, White entered the pharmacy wearing dark clothing and a black nylon over his face. He approached the clerk with his hand in his coat pocket, stated that he had a gun and demanded hydro morphine. The clerk punched White in the face and a struggle ensued. The clerk held White until Police arrived. Witnesses on scene pointed out a Dodge pickup that White had arrived in. A check of the truck indicated that it had been stolen in Omaha the night before.
White is also suspected of committing the robbery at CVS Pharmacy at 545 West Washington on January 8th. A different stolen Dodge truck was used in this robbery and was recovered shortly after the robbery had occurred. Charges are pending in this case.