The robbery of a pharmacy in Brookwood drew a large police presence Monday afternoon, although the suspect had already left the scene when they arrived.

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Deputy Jessica McDaniel and Sergeant Josh Hastings confirmed the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office was called to assist the Broodwood Police Department in responding to a robbery at Mills Pharmacy.

The business is located on Highway 216 across from Brookwood Elementary School.

(Brookwood Police Department)
(Brookwood Police Department)

UPDATE, 4:15 P.M.: Brookwood Police Chief Jimmy Sellers told the Thread two black males robbed the pharmacy in broad daylight around 11:15 a.m. He said they were armed, restrained the staff working there and stole drugs from the pharmacy before fleeing the scene.

Police say the suspects fled east in a black Honda Accord.

Anyone with information about these men or the robbery should call BPD at 205-556-0103 or email and

This is a developing story - stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for additional information as it is released.

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