Three robbers at large after two Pickering pharmacies targeted

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Published December 19, 2022 at 3:32 pm

The Bayly St. Pharmasave was one of two pharmacies targeted in robberies Friday night.

Three men who robbed two Pickering pharmacies within a half hour last weekend remain unidentified and at large.

Around 7:30 p.m. December 16, according to Durham Regional police, the trio walked into the Bayly Phramasave at 1235 Bayly St. in the city’s downtown. They assaulted the clerk and demanded cash and narcotic drugs. The men hopped in a Jeep Cherokee and fled the scene.

Shortly before 8 p.m., the trio reappeared at the Glendale Pharmacy on 1101 Kingston Rd. The second pharmacy is less than a ten-minute drive from the first to the north side of Hwy 401.

Again they assaulted the store clerk and demanded cash and drugs. After grabbing the goods the men hopped back in the Jeep and fled

Both workers suffered minor injuries in the attacks.

Police describe the first suspect as a black man with a medium build. He was wearing a black Nike sweater, matching black jogging pants, grey boxers, black Jordan 3’s with marble and sport blue front and heel with white soles and a black mask.

They describe the second as a man with dark skin and a skinny build. This man was wearing a black Nike sweater, blue athletic shorts over top black leggings and white low-top Nike Air Force One running shoes.

Finally, the third suspect was another dark-skinned man with a skinny build He wore a black puffer jacket, black sweater, black pants, and black shoes.

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

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