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Winnipeg Pharmacy Robbery Prompts Public Alert

December 31, 2017 8:44 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are warning the public after hundreds of pills were stolen from a pharmacy in the 400 block of River Avenue early Saturday.

Police say approximately 200 pills of oxyneo (oxycodone), 300 pills of hydromorphone and 450 pills of methylphenidate were stolen at around 5:45 a.m.

Police advise that taking large quantities of these medications alone or in combination with other drugs or alcohol can be dangerous to your health or fatal.


Anyone with information is asked to call (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff