Boyds Drug Mart hit by armed robber

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - An armed robbery was reported just before 3 p.m. Monday at Boyds Drug Mart on the 900 block of East Saint Patrick Street.

An armed robbery took place Monday afternoon at the Boyds Drug Mart on Saint Patrick Street, Rapid City. (KEVN)

Police say a man wearing a surgical mask went to the pharmacy, brandished a gun and demanded medication. He did get some prescription pills but police did not specify what was given.

Circumstances are similar to a Dec. 17 robbery at Boyds Drug RX Express on the 2600 block of Mount Rushmore Road. However, police say they are not connecting the two at this time.