AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - An Augusta pharmacy was evacuated after a man who demanded prescription drugs barricaded himself inside the store's bathroom and claimed he had explosive chemicals.
Police say Dylan Karczewski, 19, went to the Rite Aid at about 5 p.m. Tuesday and demanded drugs.
After he was given the prescription medication, he ran to the bathroom and locked himself inside.
Police say officers evacuated the store as a precaution, then broke into the bathroom and took the suspect into custody about 5:30 p.m. There was no evidence Karczewski possessed any explosive chemicals. Police did find some of the drugs allegedly stolen.
He was charged with theft and robbery. No one was hurt.
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