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Arrest made in robbery at downtown Hamilton pharmacy: police

Hamilton police have arrested a man after a robbery at a pharmacy in the city's downtown. Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton police have charged a man after a downtown pharmacy was robbed two weeks ago.

Officers were called to the Shoppers Drug Mart at Main Street West and Hess Street on Oct. 24 after a suspect allegedly threatened staff before he fled on foot with a small amount of narcotics.

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Police say the suspect indicated that he had a gun, but a weapon was not seen, and no one was hurt.

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Detectives identified a suspect and received a warrant to search his home Thursday, where police say they found evidence linking him to the robbery.

The 39-year-old Hamilton was arrested without incident and has been charged with robbery and disguise with intent.

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