Robbery at Champlain Pharmacy in Morinville

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Champlain Pharmacy IDA in Morinville at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police say a lone male entered the pharmacy wearing a black bandana, approached staff, and stated he had a knife in his pocket.

The suspect did leave the store with an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs in what appeared to be a yellow plastic grocery bag.

The suspect is described as a 20- to 25-year-old caucasian male approximately 5’6” tall with an athletic build. He was wearing a navy coloured hoodie, blue jeans, white running shoes, and had on large black rimmed sunglasses with mirrored gold lenses.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4520. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by the Internet at You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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