April 13, 2016 · 0 Comments
Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a pharmacy robbery in Nobleton.
On Wednesday, April 6, just before 2:45 p.m., officers responded to the pharmacy located in the area of King Road and Highway 27, following reports of a robbery. A lone male suspect entered the pharmacy, where he went to the prescriptions counter, placed a gun on the counter and made a demand for drugs. The suspect obtained a quantity of prescription drugs and left the store.
No one was physically injured.
Responding officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a white male, clean shaven, 30 to 50 years old, 5’10” with a slim build. He was wearing a black toque, grey sweater-jacket with horizontal stripes with a black hooded sweater underneath, black pants, black shoes and carrying a black gun.
The suspect was last seen leaving the area in a black SUV type vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing.
Investigators from the Hold-Up Unit remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.