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Armed Robbery Of Drug Store – 8th & McBride, New Westminster

On December 28th at approximately 9:30 A.M. New Westminster Police Service received a call from staff at Peoples Drug Mart reporting an armed robbery that had just occurred. Two males dressed entirely in black with their faces also covered by black masks entered the store. They produced hand guns and demanded drugs from the pharmacy. A track by police dog ended nearby where it is believed the males departed in a vehicle. A vehicle described as a small silver pickup was seen leaving the area and is of interest to police to locate. New Westminster Police requests that any persons wittnessing this incident call 604-525-5411 to speak with investigators. The investigation is continuing.