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  • Narcotics Stolen from CBS Pharmacy in Armed Robbery

    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.

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