Police investigating armed robbery at Burlington pharmacy

Published February 1, 2021 at 2:45 pm

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Burlington pharmacy.

Police say on January 31, 2021, at approximately 3:50 p.m., three suspects entered a Shoppers Drug Mart located near the intersection of Walkers Line and Dundas Street in Burlington.

The suspects threatened store employees and forced them to lie on the floor, police say, before stealing a large quantity of Tylenol pills, Percocet pills and a quantity of cash and fleeing the store in a waiting vehicle.

According to police, one of the suspects was armed with a handgun.

Police say the suspects were last seen driving northbound on Walkers Line in a stolen 2017 White Hyundai Elantra.

No employees were physically injured during the robbery, according to police.

There are no suspect descriptions available at this time.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825 4747 ext. 2316.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com.

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