Police need help identifying suspect who robbed 3 south Edmonton pharmacies

Edmonton police are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect who robbed three pharmacies on Jan. 3 and Jan. 4, 2022 on the city's south side. . Courtesy: Edmonton police

Edmonton police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who robbed three pharmacies on Jan. 3 and Jan. 4 in the city’s south side.

At around 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3, officers responded to the report of a robbery with a weapon at a pharmacy in Edgemont. It was reported to police that a man came in, threatened staff with a firearm, and ran away with pharmaceuticals. The suspect went northwest to 42 Avenue and 204 Street, police said.

At 6:10 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, officers responded to a pair of similar robberies involving the same suspect, at pharmacies in Mill Woods and Ottewell.

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Detectives continue to investigate and have released images to the public, hoping to identify the suspect.

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He is described as a 20- to 30-year-old white male, approximately 6’2″ to 6’3″ tall, medium build and wearing tan cargo pants, distinctive patterned gloves and a dark and light blue-hooded top.

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Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity and/or these three robberies is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

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