Police connect suspect to two pharmacy robberies

Mugshot of Jacob Spencer Burkhart courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Police have arrested a man they say has been connected to two pharmacy robberies.

Jacob Burkhart, 21, faces two counts of robbery. According to a release from police, his prints were found after a February 28 robbery at the Walgreens at 10412 Coldwater Road and after a March 1 robbery from the Kroger Pharmacy at 5725 Coventry Road.

The Kroger's Pharmacy was robbed on Saturday, February 28 and the next day, a Walgreens off Coldwater Road was robbed.
The Kroger Pharmacy was robbed on Saturday, February 28 and the next day, a Walgreens off Coldwater Road was robbed.

Burkhart was arrested by the Gang and Violent Crimes Unit Wednesday night.

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