Boy, 13, charged after Toronto pharmacy robbed: police

A Toronto Police Services logo is shown at headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. Toronto police say a teen has died a week after sustaining serious injuries, when a car flipped over on a busy downtown sidewalk. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a robbery in Toronto, police say.

According to Toronto Police, the robbery took place at a pharmacy on Jan. 18 in the Dawes Road and Chapman Avenue area.

Officers said a “firearm was produced and narcotics were stolen.”

Police said a 13-year-old boy from Toronto was arrested on Monday in connection with the robbery.

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According to police, the boy has been charged with robbery with a firearm, disguise with intent and possession of property over $5,000.

Officers said he is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

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The accused cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Toronto police confirmed to Global News that the boy was previously charged on Jan. 20, in connection with the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy.

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