Airdrie RCMP Investigates Use of Fraudulent Prescription, Please Help Identify Suspects

Airdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP are asking the public for information to help identify a male suspect responsible for the attempted use of a forged prescription at London Drugs in Airdrie.

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On Monday, April 17, 2017, at approximately 9:55 pm, two males entered London Drugs and one of the males attempted to use a fraudulent prescription to obtain prescribed cough syrup. The male was accompanied by another unidentified male. The pharmacist working at this time was very alert and recognized that the prescription was fraudulent. The pharmacist did not provide the prescribed drugs to the suspects and immediately alerted RCMP. Both men fled from the store after being denied the prescription.

The first male suspect is described as:

• Dark skin with black hair
• medium build
• Wearing a grey Roots hoody with matching sweat pants
• Distinct tattoos on his face

The second male suspect is described as:

• Dark skin with black hair and black beard
• Medium build
• Wearing a black coat with the letter “H” on the front, grey pants, white and grey toque, and a red lanyard around his neck

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Anyone with information on this occurrence or who can help identify the suspects is asked to contact Constable Jean-Olivier Raymond at the Airdrie RCMP Detachment at (403) 945-7200. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police file: 2017-464297

Airdrie RCMP


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