Suspects sought in pharmacy robbery

29 Aug

Suspects sought in pharmacy robbery


The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible for a recent pharmacy robbery.

On August 17, 2017, at approximately 9:30 am, two suspects, disguised in dark clothing, entered a pharmacy situated along the 1700 block of Kilborn Avenue. The suspects proceeded behind the counter, where one suspect proceeded to take filled prescriptions, while the second suspect gained access to the cash register. The suspects fled the premises and had bicycles parked nearby. The bikes were described as being mountain bikes, one black with grey writing, and the other black and red. There were no injuries and no weapons were seen.

The suspects are described as follows (images attached):

# 1 White male, 18-25, approx. 5’6″(168 cm), medium build, dark blue or black hoodie with black zip-up jacket on top, black scarf over nose and mouth, black pants, black shoes, carrying a red reusable grocery style bag with a white maple leaf and the words “One Five Oh”, black gloves.

#2-White male, 18-25, approx. 6′ (183 cm) tall, slim build, dark grey hoodie with black pattern, red logo on left chest, and white writing on rim of hood, with one word reportedly being “power”, black backpack, black scarf covering mouth and nose, black pants, black gloves.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.