Police are cautioning the public after a quantity of narcotics were stolen from a pharmacy in Conception Bay South.
Investigators and the RNC’s Dog Services Unit responded to an armed robbery at Lawton’s Drugs, shortly before 4:00, Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, a man entered the pharmacy armed with a weapon and demanded prescription drugs.
Before police could arrive, he fled the area with a quantity of opioids, fentanyl patches and other stimulants, as well as other various prescription narcotics.
The RNC issued a warning that using prescription drugs without the guidance of a medical professional can cause serious illness or death.
Anyone with information on the armed robbery is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.