Calgary Police looking for assistance in identifying robbery suspect

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Man robbed southwest drug store

Artist's rendering of suspect in Shopper's Drug Mart robbery

 

Calgary Police are hoping the public can assist them in identifying a man who is a suspect in a robbery at a pharmacy in September of this year.

The robbery occurred on Saturday, September 10 at about 3:30 at the Shoppers Drug Mart in the 2000 block of 33 Ave S.W.   The suspect had his face partially covered by a bandana when he approached the pharmacy counter.  He told staff that he had a gun and he demanded drugs.  He was see carrying a large object in a black bag.  He then pushed an employee toward the safe and took an undisclosed amount of drugs.

The suspect then fled the store towards a white Ford truck with a logo on the driver’s door.  The box of the pickup held building equipment.  As the suspect got into the truck, a witness approached him and the witness managed to take the bandana off of the man.

The suspect was able to drive away in the truck that was abandoned a few blocks away.  The truck had been reported stolen.

The robbery suspect is described as a Caucasian man, between 5’7″ and 5’10” tall.  He was clean-shaven and had a slim build.  The man was wearing a white hoodie with an Ecko Unltd. logo on the front, a dark-coloured bandana on his face and blue jeans.  He was also wearing a beige glove on one hand and a black glove on the other.

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, District 2 GIU at 403-567-6200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:  TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: tttTIPS.com  TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637.

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