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Carlisle man robbed woman of medicine, police say

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Carlisle man was arrested after he assaulted a woman while robbing her of prescription drugs, police said.

Michael Shoemaker, 40, tried to take the woman's medication by striking her in the back of the head Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of N. East Street, borough police said.

When the 32-year-old woman resisted, Shoemaker grabbed her by the neck and pushed her against a wall before taking her pills, police said.

He has been charged with robbery, simple assault, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of paraphernalia.

His bail at Cumberland County Prison was set at $50,000.

 

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