Minnesota Target Locked Down After Robbery

Updated: 01/09/2014 9:30 PM
Created: 01/09/2014 9:16 PM

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Hundreds of customers were kept inside a Target store in West St. Paul as officers searched for a man who robbed the pharmacy.
The store was locked down for about 20 minutes Thursday night.
Police received a report of the robbery at the SuperTarget shortly after 6 p.m. Officers, sheriff's deputies and state troopers set up a perimeter around the store and searched for the man, but  were unsuccessful.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press ( ) reports West St. Paul police declined to say whether the gunman received any drugs or money from the pharmacy's employees.
Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press,

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