Suspect sought following armed robbery at Orillia pharmacy

Police are looking to track down a suspect following an armed robbery in Orillia Sunday (Oct. 17) evening.

According to the OPP, an unknown man walked into the Shoppers Drug Mart on Westmount Drive brandishing a firearm and demanded pharmaceutical prescription drugs around 7:45 p.m.

“The suspect attained a quantity prescription medications and fled the area in a white SUV. Uniformed officers responded quickly and patrolled the area extensively but did not locate the suspect,” reads a media release.

The suspect has been described by witnesses as a white male, approximately 5’4″ tall. He was wearing grey pants, a grey jacket with a black hood, a red vintage Montreal Canadian Hockey jersey and black footwear.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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