Man wanted for knifepoint pharmacy robbery in Whitby


Published January 27, 2023 at 2:36 pm

The Brooklin IDA Pharmacy. via Google Maps.

An unidentified man remains at large following a knifepoint pharmacy robbery in Whitby on Wednesday.

According to Durham Regional Police, a man walked into the Brooklin IDA Pharmacy at 2:35 p.m. on Jan. 25. Once inside he pulled a knife and demanded narcotics and opioids.

After grabbing the drugs, the man fled the store on foot and took off westward on foot.

Police describe the suspect as a white man aged roughly 30. He stands five-foot-seven with a thin build and dark hair. He was wearing an orange and teal mask, blue jeans and gloves.

Anyone with information or security footage of the area can call the Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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