Suspect in Yakima Walgreens Robbery Captured

The suspect in an armed robbery in Yakima is in jail this morning.

It happened around 12:30pm yesterday at the Walgreens on Yakima Avenue.  Witnesses say a man entered the store, selected several items, then went to the pharmacy counter and threatened employees with a knife.  The suspect stole several prescription medications and fled the store.

A partial license plate number was written down and police caught up the with suspect, 24 year old John Wilson, at a convenience store.  A short chase ensued, but ended when the suspect crashed his vehicle.  He was taken to the hospital, and then booked into jail.