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Man arrested in connection with armed pharmacy robbery

Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 10:22 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2021 at 5:44 AM EDT
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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police have arrested the man who they say held up a Kinney Drugs in South Burlington Monday.

South Burlington police say they responded around 4:45 p.m. to the Williston Road location.

They say it was Johny Bixby, 35, who entered the store, milled around for a few moments, and then approached the pharmacy counter with a handgun, demanding narcotics. They say he fled with an undisclosed amount of drugs in a truck pulling a camper.

No injuries were reported.

Police arrested Bixby in Hinesburg and they say he admitted to the robbery. He’s due in court Thursday.

If convicted on the charges, Bixby would serve a minimum of five years in prison and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

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