Whitesburg KY

Dorton pharmacy robbed

Police say a 30-yearold man armed with a gun robbed a Dorton pharmacy Monday morning.

Kentucky State Police say John Wesley Wright, of Dorton, demanded drugs from the Care More Pharmacy around 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 27 and then left the pharmacy on foot with the drugs.

Wright was later found and arrested on non-related warrants and also charged with first-degree robbery. He is lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. The incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jimmy Anderson.

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