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Police say this man implied that he had a gun underneath his shirt.

Clearwater Police Department

Police say this man implied that he had a gun underneath his shirt.

Concert band has worldwide flair

Music from towns around the world was gathered for this year's holiday performance of the Dunedin Concert Band. Diversions, Page 4


police seek man who robbed pharmacy

Police are seeking the public's help tracking down a man who stole prescription medications from a pharmacy on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard early Sunday morning. About 12:31 a.m. Sunday, a man walked into a CVS store at 2200 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., on the northeast corner of the intersection of Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher Road, Clearwater police said. Implying that he had a gun under his shirt, the man chased the pharmacist away and stole an unknown quantity of medications, police said. He then drove off in a silver four-door sedan. Police said the suspect is a white man in his 30s, balding and with brown hair, about 5-feet 10-inches tall. He was wearing black shorts with a green stripe and a gray tee shirt over a white thermal undershirt, police said. Anyone with information about the incident can call the Clearwater Police Department tip line at (727) 562-4422. To view video of the incident, go to


Holiday Parade returns Saturday

Safety Harbor's 95th annual Holiday Parade will have floats, classic cars, Shriners and Santa Claus. It will start at 1 p.m. Saturday on Main Street.


Museum presents Holiday Traditions

Heritage Village's Holiday Traditions event is continuing at Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum through Dec. 30. Historical houses will be decorated true to their time period, locality and lifestyle, from an elaborately decorated Victorian home to a simply adorned 1852 log cabin. Heritage Village is closed Mondays and Tuesdays including Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, but is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information on Heritage Village, visit or call (727) 582-2123. It is located at 11909 125th St. N in Largo.


Public invited to concert

A holiday concert, "Sing Joy!" will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Belleair Town Hall auditorium, 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. The public is invited.

Clearwater in the know 12/13/12 [Last modified: Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:55pm]
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