UPDATE: Suspect identified and charged.
Orillia OPP needs help identifying a man who attempted to rob a Coldwater pharmacy and fled in a silver sedan.
On February 04 at approximately 1:59 p.m. a man walked into a pharmacy in Coldwater and walked directly behind the counter. Staff confronted the man who was holding a spray canister, which is believed to have been pepper spray or bear spray. The man then fled to a waiting vehicle which then proceeded southbound on River Street.
He is described as white, 20-25 years old, wearing a blue winter coat with a hood and dark red running shoes. The suspect was also wearing work gloves and carrying a spray canister.
The vehicle is described as a Silver Acura four door with alloy wheels and a black frame around the license plate. The vehicle is also missing the driver’s side rear door handle. It was also reported that there were as many as three others waiting in the vehicle while the suspect was in the pharmacy.
If you have any information, call Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your information online on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.