Woman faces armed robbery after oxycodone theft last month

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) - Gilbert police have arrested a woman in last month's robbery of a pharmacy where oxycodone pills were taken.

Police say Kelly Marie McCorkle was taken into custody at her home Wednesday after officers executed a search warrant. Police say she was wearing the same gray T-shirt that the robber wore and the stolen pills were recovered.

McCorkle has been booked into the downtown Phoenix jail on suspicion of armed robbery.

Police say a woman entered the CVS Pharmacy at 765 S. Lindsay Road on Oct. 17 and gave the pharmacist a note stating that she had a gun and a bomb and demanding all the oxycodone pills.

Witnesses say no weapon was ever displayed but the suspect appeared to have a square object under her shirt. After acquiring the pills, the robber fled in a white minivan.

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