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UPDATE: PHOTOS RELEASED OF PERSON OF INTEREST SOUGHT IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY ROBBERIES IN MARKHAM

Posted on Friday July 16, 2021

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are releasing images of a person of interest being sought in connection with two pharmacy robberies in the City of Markham.  

On Thusday, June 8, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a pharmacy, located in the area of McCowan Road and Denison Street, for a report of a robbery.

Officers learned that one male suspect entered the store and threatened the employee with a firearm while demanding drugs. The suspect obtained various medications then fled the scene.

On Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 2:50 p.m., officers responded to a pharmacy, located in the area of Ivanhoe Drive and 16th Avenue, for a report of a robbery.

Officers learned that one male suspect entered the store and threatened the employee with a firearm, while demanding drugs. The suspect obtained various medications then fled the scene in a silver Toyota Rav 4.

PERSON OF INTEREST:

  • Male, Asian, thin build, 5’8” – 5’10”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6630, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.


Prepared by: Constable Maniva Armstrong  

                      21-193971; 21-216857

                      July 16, 2021