Beatrice Police and the Gage County Sheriff’s office are searching for a man who robbed Poling Drug Monday morning at approximately 9:45 a.m. A man entered the backdoor of the business with a pistol, requested and was given the narcotic Percocet and left on foot.
Police conducted a search of the area but no one was found matching the suspect’s description. Stoddard Elementary School, two blocks south of Poling Drug, was immediately notified and placed into a lockdown. Eventually all Beatrice Schools were placed in lockdown.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 402-228-4343 or the Beatrice Police Department at 402-223-4080