Five people injured in Oakville pharmacy heist
OAKVILLE — Five people were injured when armed thieves sprayed a noxious substance during a pharmacy robbery Monday night.
Halton police Duty Insp. Kevin Maher said three of the victims were taken to hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries after the Guardian drug store heist at Trafalgar Road and White Oaks Boulevard.
Around 8 p.m., two men with handguns entered the pharmacy and dispersed the spray on staff and customers. They stole cash and narcotics and fled to a waiting car operated by a female driver.
The first suspect is described as a white man in his 20s who has a thin build and short, buzzed blond hair. Less detail was provided for the second male suspect. The other was a white woman in her 20s who had long, black hair. They drove way in a small white car.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Oakville Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825 -4747, ext 2216, or Contact Crime Stoppers 1-800-2228477 to provide tips anonymously.