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Nova Scotia pharmacy robbed of money, narcotics at gunpoint

An RCMP badge is pictured. File / RCMP

RCMP have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery in New Germany, N.S. on Monday.

Police say the suspect entered a pharmacy on Highway 10 shortly after 11 a.m.

Once inside the store, RCMP say the man demanded money and narcotics while he had what appeared to be a handgun. No one was hurt during the robbery.

The suspect originally fled on foot with a quantity of cash and narcotics. However, he was arrested about 90 minutes later by police.

The suspect remains in custody at this time while police continue their investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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