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Robbers take vitamins and medications from Rite Aid store in Brea

Three thieves threatened a Rite Aid worker in Brea with pepper spray Wednesday evening during a robbery in which they filled several trash bags with vitamins and over-the-counter medications, police said.

The robbery occurred around 7:54 p.m. at 405 West Imperial Highway, near Brea Boulevard. Two men and one woman entered the store, filling multiple trash bags with vitamins and medicine, including GNC supplements, said Brea Police Sgt. Richard Wildman.

Police said the thieves reportedly cleared an aisle full of merchandise.

No injuries were reported. The robbers fled in a white Jeep Cherokee with a getaway driver, said Wildman.

Details on the total value of the items stolen were not immediately available.

Source: Orange County Register

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