Authorities: Man Robs NJ Pharmacy, Gets in Shootout With Police Before Escaping

Authorities are searching for a man who they say robbed a pharmacy and got into a shootout with police before making an successful getaway. 

Police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the armed robbery and subsequent shootout with officers in Eatontown.

Police responded to reports of a robbery in progress at the AllTown Pharmacy near the Monmouth Mall around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers confronted the suspect at the scene while he was trying to escape. The man opened fire on police before fleeing in a car, police said. 

Police returned fire but the suspect ultimately got away.

Authorities have not disclosed what the robber managed to steal.

No injuries were reported.

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