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Courtesy Warsaw Police Department

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Courtesy Warsaw Police Department
Courtesy Warsaw Police Department

A man wearing a Spider-Man mask and a second man wearing "a safari-type" hat with a bandanna over his face forced employees of a Warsaw CVS pharmacy to the floor at gunpoint before getting away with pills Monday.

The men entered the CVS, at 100 N. Detroit St., about 4:10 a.m. and forced two female employees to lie on the floor, Warsaw police said. A male pharmacist was then ordered to open the safe and lie on the floor.

Police said the two men then stole an undisclosed amount of medication. The robbers tried to leave through the front door, but could not and instead left out a side emergency exit.

Warsaw police responding to the holdup tried to track the robbers with a dog, authorities said. The dog picked up a scent that went north along the railroad tracks, but police said the dog lost the scent near the parking lot south of Salvation Army on Arthur Street.

Police described one of the men as 20 to 30 years old, white, wearing dark clothing, surgical gloves and a full-face red plastic Spider-Man mask with red tightening straps.

The second man is described as being 20 to 30 years old, white, wearing a tan safari-type or possibly a straw hat, a blue bandanna covering his face, sunglasses and surgical gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warsaw police at 574-372-9535 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-342-7867.