Knife-wielding man steals narcotics from Black Diamond drugstore

Police are looking for a man who pulled a knife on staff at a pharmacy in Black Diamond, Alta., and got away with a stash of narcotics.

The robbery at Sundul's Pharmacy in the town south of Calgary happened around 4:50 p.m. on March 30, RCMP said in a release.

The man came in through the back door, climbed over a barrier to the dispensary area where medicine is kept and threatened staff members with a knife.

He got into the safe, grabbed a stash of various narcotic drugs and then fled on foot down the back alley, police said.

The suspect, caught on video, is described as white, 20 to 30 years old and about six feet tall.

He was wearing a dark blue hoodie, grey sweat pants, black gloves, black backpack, white and black running shoes, dark sunglasses and a light blue or grey knitted toque, which he had pulled down over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Turner Valley RCMP detachment at 403-933-7227 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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