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Police: Man found hiding in pharmacy by cleaning staff
Fabian Verduzco
Fabian Verduzco

A Gainesville man was found hiding under a table inside a Gainesville pharmacy, police said.

Gainesville Police responded to an alarm 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic Pharmacy on Jesse Jewell Parkway.

“Upon the arrival of officers, they learned from cleaning staff that a Hispanic male was observed in the closed, secured pharmacy, hiding behind a counter,” Sgt. Kevin Holbrook wrote in a news release.

Officers searched after establishing a perimeter around the pharmacy.

“Officers located Fabian Verduzco … inside the building hiding under a table,” Holbrook said.

Verduzco, 29, of Gainesville, was charged with second-degree burglary and criminal trespass.

He was booked in to the Hall County Jail, where he remains.

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