Halifax pharmacy robbed of prescription meds

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery Tuesday afternoon at a Lawtons Drugs in Halifax.

Woman demands medication at Lawtons Drug, then flees on foot

This Lawtons Drugs store on Duffus Street in Halifax was robbed Tuesday. (CBC)

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery Tuesday afternoon at a Lawtons Drugs in Halifax.

Officers were called to the drug store at 5515 Duffus St. around 12:15 p.m. 

Police say a woman entered the pharmacy, demanded medication, and then took off with an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs.

The suspect is described as a white woman in her 20s, five feet seven inches tall and 160 pounds. She was wearing a black toque, dark blue jacket, pink shirt and black pants. 

Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is asked to call police at 490-5016.