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Rochester Man Arrested for Robbing Eagle Drug Store

Posted at: 12/04/2012 10:34 AM
Updated at: 12/04/2012 10:53 AM

(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester man is in custody after police say he stole money from the Eagle Drug Store in downtown Rochester. 

45-year-old Albert Lurks, of Rochester, is accused of reaching over an open cash register and grabbing money while an employee helped another customer.

Polices say Lurks fled the store after a bit of a struggle, but that a witness was able to provide a good description.

Lurks was later found walking near 700 1st Street SW. Police say the witness also directly identified him as the robber.

He is in custody, facing felony robbery charges.