Thieves got away with an undetermined amount of prescription drugs Thursday in a pair of smash-and-grab burglaries at two Walgreens pharmacies about a mile apart, Omaha police said.
Officers responded to the Walgreens at 10725 Fort St. at 1:11 a.m. to investigate an intrusion alarm.
Surveillance video showed that two men dressed in dark, hooded sweatshirts used a sledge hammer to break out the glass on the drive-thru window.
The men entered the store with a duffle bag, emerging a short time later.
An intrusion alarm sounded at the Walgreens at 5225 N. 90th St. at 3:08 a.m. That break-in was conducted in the same manner as the first, said Officer Michael Pecha, a police spokesman.
Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 444-STOP (7867); log on to omahacrimestoppers.net; or text OPD and your tip to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.
A private group, RX Patrol, also is offering an extra $2,500 reward. — Kevin Cole
-- Kevin Cole