Three Minneapolis pharmacies were robbed within a span of about 30 minutes on Wednesday night.

The robberies in south Minneapolis occurred one right after another, Minneapolis police said.

The Walgreens at 2426 Hennepin Av. S. was robbed at 5:44 p.m. Police then were called at 6:13 p.m. to the Cub Foods Pharmacy at 1104 Lagoon Av. and then at 6:18 p.m. to the Walgreens at 3240 W. Lake St.

The descriptions of the two robbers were the same in all three cases, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). People providing information leading to the arrest and charges of these suspects may be eligible for a reward.

Mary Lynn Smith