Crime & Courts

Jul 6, 2011 12:12 AM by Melissa Anderson (Helena)

Helena robbery suspect still on the loose

Helena police are still searching for a suspect who robbed the Bergum Drug Store early this evening.

The call came in shortly after 6 pm that the suspect entered the store at 2600 Winne Avenue.

Police are releasing few details at this time.

A worker in the pharmacy said the robber wielded a 9 millimeter semi-automatic handgun.

No injuries have been reported.

The suspect left through some back stairs and fled on foot; police blocked off a portion of Saddle Drive for about an hour.

Montana Highway Patrol officers assisted in combing the immediate area around St. Peter's hospital and into the South Hills.

No description of the suspect has been made available yet.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

We will update you as we learn more.

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