No Arrest After Hours-long standoff in West Mobile

Photo by: Angela Messick

UPDATE (3:48) — Police have cleared the area and no arrests have been made according to MPD.

Mobile Police spokesman Donald Wallace confirms the incident was in connection to a break-in at the Walgreens on Schillinger and Cottage Hill Wednesday evening. Police said Two male suspects pried open the front door with a crowbar, grabbed several pill bottles from the pharmacy, and fled the scene.


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — News 5 received reports of a heavy police presence and SWAT teams in the Spring Grove subdivision in Mobile.

Mobile Police posted a tweet at 3 a.m. Thursday mentioning that officers were in the area of Spring Grove North and Summer Crossing in reference to a robbery at a Walgreens off of Shillinger Road.

Officers were on scene for 12 hours, leaving a little after 3 p.m. Thursday.

Witnesses did say they saw several people taken away during the time police were on the scene.

We are working on gathering more details.

Photo by: Angela Messick
Photo by: Angela Messick
Photo by: Angela Messick

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