Suspect sought following Markham pharmacy robbery

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking a male suspect and any witnesses following a pharmacy robbery in the City of Markham.

On June 2 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 while demanding drugs. Police say that the suspect obtained various medications then fled from the scene.

The suspect is described as male, 25 to 35 years, thin build, approximately 5’ 10” tall.

Investigators from the Hold-Up Unit remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

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

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