West Kelowna drug store robbed

Police are searching for a suspect after a report of a robbery occurred in the Remedy RX Pharmacy.

  • Apr. 20, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Police are searching for a suspect after a report of a robbery occurred in the Remedy RX Pharmacy.

The West Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a robbery that occurred in the Remedy RX Pharmacy, April 17 at 2:55 p.m.

“A lone male entered the business and approached the clerk, demanding pharmaceutical drugs,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan, in a press release.

“The suspect fled the scene on foot initially and then hopped on a bicycle and rode off with an undisclosed amount of drugs. A police service dog initiated a short track but the suspect was not located.”

No weapon was produced during the robbery and no one was injured.

Suspect described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’6 (167.5 cm)
  • Late 20’s
  • Scruff on his face
  • Blue jeans
  • Dark hair
  • Sunglasses

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP, Cst Taylor , at 250-768-2880. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.



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