Knife-wielding bandits rob Whitby drug store


Published June 18, 2021 at 8:49 pm


Durham Police are looking for four knife-wielding men who robbed a Whitby drug store Thursday afternoon.

Just before 5 p.m. police were called to the IDA Pharmacy on Dundas Street near Garrard Avenue after reports of a robbery in progress. The four suspects, police say, entered the store and demanded cash and narcotics from the employees.

The suspects escaped in a silver Toyota Rav4.

The victims did not receive any physical injuries.

Anyone with surveillance or dash-cam video in the area at the time of the incident or anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact the Investigative Services-Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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