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Man Hit With Robbery Charges, Accused of Stealing Meds

KINGSTON — Police have filed robbery charges against a man who officers believe stole prescription medication from a pharmacy in Luzerne County.

Authorities accuse Wayne Rogers, 41 of stealing a narcotic pain reliever from a pharmacist at Walgreens along Wyoming Avenue in Kingston.

Police said Rogers claimed to have a gun and got away with a bottle of the medication.

He was arrested around the corner along Market Street a short time later.


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