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Man, 27, charged after robbery at Whitby, Ont., pharmacy: police

A Durham Regional Police cruiser. Global News

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery at a pharmacy in Whitby, police say.

Durham Regional Police said on May 30 at around 8 p.m., officers received a report of a robbery at a Shoppers Drug Mart on Garden Street and Rossland Road.

Police said the suspect allegedly entered the store and grabbed a cellphone from the display counter.

Officers allege the man then left the store without paying.

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According to police, the man was confronted by an employee.

Police said the suspect then allegedly brandished a knife and threatened to kill the employee.

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“It’s believed that he left on a dark mountain bike,” police said in a news release.

Police have arrested 27-year-old Corey Voskamp.

He has been charged with robbery, possession of a dangerous weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.

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

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