With more than one drug store robbery per week occurring in Maine, a drug store chain is posting security guards at its stores in the Bangor area. The Bangor Daily News reported Friday that security guards are working a revolving schedule at Rite Aid pharmacies in Bangor, Brewer, Hampden, and Bucksport. Bangor’s most recent pharmacy robbery was Dec. 4 at a Walgreens, but four of the six pharmacy robberies in the city this year have occurred at a Rite Aid store. Maine has had 54 pharmacy robberies so far this year. The total is 30 more than occurred all last year.
Maine robberies prompt drug chain to post guards
| Associated Press December 15, 2012
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