New Westminster – At approximately 2:30 pm on July 27th the New Westminster Police Department were called to a pharmacy on 12th Street after an employee described two suspects armed with a firearm robbed the business of money and prescription medicine. Officers rushed to the area but were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect description. The Major Crime Unit took conduct of the investigation and the Forensic Identification Unit attended the scene to search for evidence. Staff at the pharmacy have been provided the services of the Victim Assistance Unit.
Officers are now appealing to the public for help and ask for anyone with dash cam footage of 12th Street in New Westminster between the hours of 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm to come forward.
“This is extremely concerning for police and we’re asking the public to help us in identifying suspects,” stated Media Relations Officer Sergeant Andrew Leaver. “If you have dash cam footage or believe you witnessed this robbery our Major Crime Unit is interested in speaking to you.”
Anyone with information into this armed robbery is asked to call the New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit tip line at 604-529-2430 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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