Fredericton Police locate accused drug store robber

Fredericton police are 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.

Michael Joseph Gaudet, 57, is charged with robbing Regent Street Shoppers Drug Mart Tuesday

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.