A Walgreens Store cashier was knocked unconscious and customers locked in a pharmacy area during an armed robbery in Kansas City early this afternoon.
Kansas City Police responded to the call around 1 p.m. at 5400 Independence Ave.
Police said one suspect was armed with a 9 mm handgun and had hit the cashier in the head. He fled in a dark blue or gray Dodge Durango and was wearing a black bandana and black hoodie. There was a second occupant in the vehicle.
Between 10 and 15 customers were locked in the store’s pharmacy area, according to police.