Armed robber steals drugs from Lower Sackville pharmacy

Published on May 17, 2017

The suspect in an armed robbery that took place Monday evening in Lower Sakcville.

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Lower Sackville, NS - RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that took place Monday evening at a pharmacy in Lower Sackville.

Around 6:30 p.m. a man entered a pharmacy on Cobequid Road, passed a note to the pharmacist asking for narcotics, and showed he had a handgun tucked into the waistband of his pants. After the pharmacist handed him drugs he ran from the store and got into a mid-size black car.

The suspect is described as a white man in his thirties, about six-feet tall with a slim build. He had scruffy facial hair, a reddish complexion with acne, and thick, dark hair. He was wearing a grey rain jacket and brown pants.

There were five other staff members behind the pharmacy counter at the time of the robbery but no one was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP, Halifax Regional Police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers.