Police Department

Armed Robbery

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Public Information Office

Officer Tom Gentry

(816) 325-7258


News Release


For immediate release:  May 17, 2015


Armed Robbery


On May 16, 2015, at approximately 5.30 a.m. the Walgreens Pharmacy at 3915 S. Noland Rd. was robbed. A female suspect approached an employee in the pharmacy, physically accosted the employee, and stated she had a gun. The suspect forced the employee to obtain an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs, the suspect took them and left the store on foot in an unknown direction.

It is believed the armed robber also had a male accomplice who assisted her.

Please look at the attached photos of the suspects to see if you can identify them. The female suspect is described as a white female wearing all dark clothing with sunglasses. The male suspect also appears to be a white male. 

If you or anyone you know can identify either suspect, do not make contact with them. Please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Independence Police Department at 816-325-7330.