Albany detectives are seeking information regarding two armed robberies committed Saturday 2 January 2016 in Albany.
About 9:40am, a male person entered a pharmacy on York Street and swung a canvas bag at a staff member and demanded prescription medication. The person also tried to access
the safe, however, was unsuccessful and he left empty handed.
About 11:50am, a male person entered a pharmacy on Albany Highway and approached a staff member and made demands for prescription medication be handed over. He intimated
he had a handgun in his pocket at the time. The staff member complied with his demands and left the store with a large amount of medication.
He was last seen running towards the rear of a Bank on the corner of Albany Highway and York Street.
Police have released an image from the CCTV footage of a person who they believe can assist them with their investigation.
In the first Attempted Robbery the male person was wearing a white hooded jumper, dark blue jeans and was carrying a blue canvas bag.
In the second incident the male person was wearing a light grey coloured checked hooded jumper and dark blue jeans. He was carrying a green canvas bag, similar to a re-useable
Due to the timings of both robberies and similar descriptions this is being investigatednwhether the two incidents are linked.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents, or who recognises the person in the image, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report the information online at
Source: Western Australia Police (Facebook)
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