Calgary Police release video of armed robbery at a Martindale Pharmacy

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The Calgary Police on Friday released the CCTV footage of armed robbery which occurred at a Phamarmacy in Martindale Bouleverad last week.

The incident occurred on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at approximately 8:15 p.m., when four suspects entered the Pharmasave, located at 79 Martindale Blvd. N.E., and began yelling at staff and customers to get on the ground.

Two suspects were carrying handguns and demanded pharmacy staff open the pharmaceutical drug safe, the Calgary Police said, adding that during this exchange, an employee was kicked and pistol whipped by the offenders.

The suspects gained access to pharmaceutical drugs and cash, and subsequently fled the pharmacy out the back of the building to a vehicle waiting outside.

All four of the suspects are described as being between the ages of 16 and 17 years, and were wearing black clothing, face masks and carrying black backpacks.

Furthermore, the Calgary Police, said on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at approximately 11 a.m., two suspects entered the staff-only dispensary area of the Walmart Pharmacy, located at 1212 37 Street S.W., and confronted pharmacy staff with a knife and demanded pharmaceutical drugs.

The individuals placed the stolen items in a black Adidas duffle bag and fled the store, the Calgary Police said in a statement.

The first suspect is described as being between the ages of 16 and 18 years old, 5’9″ tall, with a slim build, wearing a black jacket with a white lining, black pants, grey and black running shoes, a blue surgical-style face mask, and white gloves.

The second suspect is described as being between the ages of 16 and 18 years old, 5’9″ tall, with a slim build, wearing a black jacket with a fur-lined hood, black hoodie with white strings, black pants, black runners, a blue surgical-style face mask, and white gloves, and was carrying a black Adidas duffel back with the logo in white.

The Calgary Police also added anyone with information about these robberies, or the individuals involved, is asked to call the non-emergency police number at 403-266-1234.

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