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Suspect in Santa Hat Robs Pharmacy

Police in Vermont say a man wearing a Santa hat robbed a Burlington- area pharmacy

Burlington Santa Robbery
Burlington Police

Police in Vermont say a man wearing a Santa hat robbed a Burlington- area pharmacy.

Officers responded to Lakeside Pharmacy around 6:45 Thursday night. They were told the suspect approached the pharmacy counter, demanded opiates and indicated he had a gun.

Staff surrendered the opiates to the suspect, who fled the store on Pearl Street.

Police say the suspect was wearing a red sweatshirt, ski goggles and a surgical mask. Police say he's a white male 5’10”.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call Burlington Police at 802-658-2704.

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