UPDATE: Suspect in custody after pharmacy robbery in Medford

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MEDFORD, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police say a person is in custody following an armed robbery at the
Medford HealthMart Pharmacy last week.

According to the Medford Police Department, Bradley Peterson of Rib Lake was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

After receiving information about a possible suspect, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and Rib Lake Police Department executed a search warrant at Peterson's home on Ella Street in the Village of Rib Lake.

The Medford Police Department says evidence gathered following that search warrant led to Peterson's arrest.


MEDFORD, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police say the suspect who robbed a Medford pharmacy at gunpoint Friday has not been identified.

Chief of Police Chad Liske says it was reported that a lone male wearing a mask entered the Medford Healthmart Pharmacy and demanded narcotics at gunpoint.

Officials say no one was injured and the pharmacy staff cooperated with the suspect.

The suspect reportedly got into a black colored SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Trailblazer, and left northbound on Main Street.