Michael Joseph Gaudet

Michael Joseph Gaudet, 57, is accused in connection with a robbery Tuesday at the Shoppers Drug Mart in the Regent Street Medical Clinic. (Fredericton Police)

The Fredericton Police Force is thanking the public for help in locating Michael Joseph Gaudet, 57, who is charged in a robbery at the Regent Street Shoppers Drug Mart on Tuesday afternoon.

Shortly before 3 p.m., Gaudet allegedly entered the pharmacy in the Regent Street Medical Clinic building and demanded medication, according to a news release.

He was successful in obtaining a quantity of pills, the release said.

Gaudet was located at about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the uptown area of Fredericton and is currently in custody, said Alycia Morehouse, Fredericton Police spokesperson.

He will likely appear in court this afternoon, she said.