Victoria, BC – Traffic section officers have taken a man into custody after a pharmacy robbery in the 1900-block of Richmond Road that occurred just after 9 a.m. this morning.
Traffic section officers were in the area when the robbery call came in and they had the suspect in custody within 2 minutes of the 911 call. While our investigation into this file is still in the early stages, it is believed that the suspect targeted drugs at the pharmacy. Preliminary investigation also indicates that no weapon was produced. No one was physically injured in the incident.
One man remains in custody. We will release more information about this investigation as we are able.
If you have information on this incident and have not yet spoken to officers, you are asked to call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.