Baya Pharamcy in Lake City robbed Wednesday


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Editor’s Note: The video above is from a previous story dated Dec. 21, 2021.

The Lake City Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon at a local pharmacy.

According to the LCPD, the robbery happened just before 1 p.m. at Baya Pharmacy West on US 90.

Police said a man wearing a tan shirt, black gloves, black cap and pink medical mask entered the pharmacy with a handgun. The suspect gathered the employees together then ordered one to open a cabinet, taking medicine from the cabinet before fleeing.

The man drove away west on US 90 in a late model Ford F-250.

No one was hurt during the robbery, according to police.

Anyone with information on the robbery is urged to call the Lake City Police Department at (386) 752-4343. You can report your tip anonymously by calling 386-719-2068 or Crime Stoppers of Columbia County at 386-754-7099.