Motorcycle robber hits Cooper’s pharmacy in Westsyde

NEWS/ POLICE — RCMP are looking for a man who robbed the Cooper’s Foods Pharmacy at 3435 Westsyde Road on Saturday afternoon.

RCMP cruiserThe man entered the store about 1:30 p.m. wearing a black motorcycle helmet and demanded money and prescription medication from an employee.

Sgt. Joe Morrissey said the man then fled on a motorcycle. General duty officers, a police dog and the RCMP helicopter searched for the suspect without success. Morrissey said the man was wearing a yellow T-shirt, shorts and black helmet.

Anyone who saw him in the area is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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