Edmonton Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service’s Robbery Section is investigating a recent series of south side pharmacy robberies.

Between Dec. 21, 2020 and Jan. 6, 2021, four Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies and one cannabis shop have been the target of armed, violent robberies. The suspects have reportedly used a variety of weapons, including an imitation handgun. In two of the occurrences, pepper spray was discharged at witnesses. Three people suffered effects of pepper spray in the robberies. No other injuries were reported.

The robberies have occurred on:

Dec. 21, 2020 at 8:45 p.m. at the Shoppers Drug Mart at 62 Avenue and 199 Street

Dec. 28, 2020 at 9:50 p.m. at the Shoppers Drug Mart at Rabbit Hill Road and Mullen Way

Jan. 2, 2021 at 10:06 p.m. at Plant Life Cannabis at 101 Avenue and 186 Street

Jan. 4, 2021 at 9:53 p.m. at Shoppers Drug Mart at Webber Greens Drive

Jan. 6, 2021 at 10:35 p.m. at Shoppers Drug Mart at 111 Street and Ellerslie Road

Investigators are releasing the following images of two male suspects believed to be responsible for this series of robberies.

Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies

All images above: first suspect male

(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies
(EPS) Police seek assistance to identify suspects in pharmacy robberies

Image above: second suspect male

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identities, or who may have witnessed suspicious vehicles or activity at the times and locations of the robberies is asked to come forward by contacting the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: R20R001

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