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Armed robber steals drugs from Stellarton pharmacy

A police officer checks for forensic evidence at the Medical Hall Pharmasave in Stellarton on Friday morning. The pharmacy was robbed Thursday evening.
A police officer checks for forensic evidence at the Medical Hall Pharmasave in Stellarton on Friday morning. The pharmacy was robbed Thursday evening. - Adam MacInnis

STELLARTON – Stellarton Police are investigating an armed robbery at a downtown drugstore.

The robbery happened at 7:51 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at the Medical Hall Pharmasave on Foord Street.

Police say a lone male suspect entered the store, produced a firearm and demanded drugs. Police say the clerk complied with the request and the suspect left the store with a small quantity of drugs.

The suspect is a black male, approximately 5ft. 10 inches to 6 ft. tall, dressed in black hoodie pull-over sweater, blue jeans, black sneakers with white decals, black ball hat with “Coors Light” logo on front and white-rimmed sunglasses. The suspect was carrying a small, black backpack.

Anyone with information can contact the Stellarton Police Service at 902-752-6160 or Crime Stoppers.

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