Gunpoint pharmacy robbery in Cornwall

In this Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 photo provided by Cornwall police, a man walks into the Jean Coutu pharmacy on Ninth Street with a gun. The pharmacy was robbed of an undisclosed amount of drugs and the suspect is still at large. (CCPS via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – Police are looking for a suspect who carried out a robbery of a city pharmacy Monday night.

Cornwall police say a masked man went into Jean Coutu on Ninth Street East around 8:30 p.m. and headed to the pharmacy department where he pulled a gun and demanded prescription medication.

The man got away with an undisclosed amount of drugs.

The suspect is described as roughly 5-foot-6 with a thin build. He was wearing a dark green construction jacket with reflective stripes, black pants and black shoes.

The robber covered his face with a black balaclava and had a hood over his head.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Detective Constable Tony Joseph at 613-933-5000 extension 2422 or the anonymous tip line at extension 2404.

In this Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 photo provided by Cornwall police, a man walks into the Jean Coutu pharmacy on Ninth Street with a gun. The pharmacy was robbed of an undisclosed amount of drugs and the suspect is still at large. (CCPS via Newswatch Group)
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