Ottawa Police Charge ANDREW McNAUGHTON in East End Pharmacy Robbery NOV 1, 2016

Charges laid in East End pharmacy robbery


(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has laid charges in connection to an Orleans pharmacy that occurred yesterday.

On October 31, 2016, at approximately 4:30 am, a lone male suspect entered a pharmacy situated along the 1900 block of Portobello Boulevard. The suspect was carrying a syringe and disguised with a hat and scarf. The suspect proceeded to the pharmacy area and made a demand for narcotics. The suspect fled the premises with an undisclosed quantity of prescription drugs. The suspect was arrested in the area a short time later by patrol officers.

Andrew McNAUGTON, age 30 of Ottawa, is charged with the following offences:

  • Robbery with an offensive weapon
  • Wear Disguise
  • Possession of a weapon

McNAUGHTON will appear in court on November 1, 2016.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116.

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