PROFILE WAS AIRED WEEK OF MARCH 24-30, 2017
CRIME STOPPERS and DURHAM REGIONAL POLICE are asking for your help to solve a robbery that occurred in Newcastle. On Saturday December 31, 2016 just before 10pm, a lone male entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 1 King Av. E., in Newcastle and ordered the cashier to take him to the pharmacy area of the store. The suspect then grabbed the pharmacist by the arm and entered the drug safe, however he left the store without obtaining any narcotics or merchandise. The suspect is described as: male, white, 30-40 yrs. old, approximately 6ft tall, medium build with blue eyes. The suspect was wearing a mask, pants, shoes and gloves that were all black, as well as a black jacket with a grey fur hood.
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Constable Dana EDWARDS is the Police Coordinator with the Durham Regional Crime Stoppers program and submits this article in the interest of solving crime.