Suspect in Bowling Green pharmacy robbery arrested

Police have in custody a man who they say robbed a Bowling Green pharmacy at gunpoint earlier this morning.

Matthew Stoughton, was arrested near U.S. 23 and Kahler Road, according to Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn.

Police said Stoughton entered Jak's Pharmacy around 9:15 a.m. with a handgun. He demanded prescription drugs from a clerk before running from the scene.

Authorities set up a perimeter around a cornfield where Stoughton was believed to have been hiding. K9s were brought in, along with a helicopter from Monroe County.

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