Rashid Pharmacy suffers early morning break-in


FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Police are currently at the scene of a break in at a local pharmacy.

According to Fort Madison Police Chief Tim Sittig, who was at the scene this morning, authorities received a call at approximately 7:30 a.m. of a reported break-in at Rashid Pharmacy & Wellness, 2404 Avenue L,that occurred sometime overnight.

Sittig said investigators are currently reviewing video evidence of the break-in and working with pharmacy staff to determine what medications and how much were taken. The suspect or suspects forced their way into the building through a back door.

He said more information on the incident should be available this afternoon.

A Fort Madison Police cruiser sits out back of Rashid Pharmacy & Wellness Monday morning at a break-in that was reported. Investigators are on the scene with staff to determine the extent of the break in. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC

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