At approximately 1:30 pm on Sunday April 3rd, police responded to a panic alarm at the Outreach Pharmacy. Upon arrival, officers were advised the suspect had fled on foot and was last seen running down Selby St. A Police Services Dog was called but was unable to establish a track.
A witness told investigators, the male had entered the pharmacy, jumped the counter and after stating he had a knife (none produced), demanded drugs and cash. When told the police were attending, the suspect ran out the front door, empty handed. The male was captured on video surveillance and is described as follows:
· 25-30 years of age, 170 pounds
· long dark hair, black goatee
· light blue coat with a hoodie
· black jeans , dark baseball cap
If anyone has information on the identify of this male, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit your TIP on line to www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com