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Media Release

Release Date: May 29th, 2020 - 2:58pm

Originator: Detective, Det. MALTAR, 1 Districrt CIB, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2417

Contact: Constable, Det. MALTAR, 1 Districrt CIB, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2417

Location: Town of Milton


Update- Arrest Made- Pharmacy Robbery in Milton

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Update:

On May 29th, 2020 the Halton police made an arrested in relation to this Robbery (See Original Post Below).  The following person was arrested in relation to this robbery as well as additional offences in the Halton Region and Toronto Region.

Ali SULEIMAN (18)

Resident of Toronto

CHARGES:

1) Robbery with a Firearm

2) Assault with a Weapon

3) Point Firearm

4) Utter Threats

5) Disguise With Intent

6) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over

7) Fail to Comply with Youth Sentence Order

8) Possession of Forged Documents

9) Identity Theft

10) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under

11) Robbery (Toronto Region)

12) Disguise with Intent (Toronto Region)

The accused was held in custody for a Bail Hearing.

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Original Post

On Thursday April 17th, 2020 at 6:28 pm, 3 suspects entered the St. George Pharmacy, located at 585 Ontario Street South, in the Town of Milton. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun. The suspects approached the pharmacist and made a demand for narcotics and money.  During the course of this robbery the pharmacist was struck several times in the head with the handgun.

The suspects obtained a quantity of narcotics and money and fled the scene in a vehicle believed to be going Eastbound on Derry Road.

The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Suspect #1: Male Brown, black hair, black track suit, face covered.

Suspect #2: Male Black, black hair, black clothing, black backpack, face covered.

Suspect #3: Male, wearing all black.

If anyone was in the area during that time and observed suspicious behaviour or if your vehicle is equipped with a dash camera please contact police.

Anybody who may have additional information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Detective MALTAR of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2417.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.