May 5, 2014 9:49 am

Man allegedly threatens store clerk with needle to steal prescription drugs

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HALIFAX – RCMP are investigating after a man allegedly threatened a drug store employee with a needle and made off with some prescription drugs Sunday evening.

Police say the male suspect entered Lawton’s Drug Store on St. Margaret’s Bay Road shortly after 6:30 p.m. and demanded the female employee hand over the drugs.

He allegedly threatened her with a syringe.

The employee complied and the suspect fled the store. A police dog was brought in to assist in a search, but the man could not be found. Investigators believe he got into a car.

Nobody was injured and the investigation is ongoing.

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