Matthew Perez

Man Turns Himself In for Walgreens Armed Robbery: Police

A man turned himself in to Lauderhill police Friday, telling an officer he was the person they were looking for in connection with the robbery of a Walgreens.

Police say 53-year-old James Anthony Powell voluntarily turned himself in to a Lauderhill Police officer.

Authorities were searching for the suspect who committed an armed robbery at a Lauderhill Walgreens located at 7229 W Oakland Park Blvd on Monday.

Police said the suspect used a small silver handgun and demanded that the clerk open the cash register. The suspect was described as a tall black male in his 50s or 60s, with gray facial hair.

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