Police release description of Huntsville IDA robbery suspect
The Huntsville OPP has released details on the robbery suspect in Huntsville. Police were called to Huntsville’s Hometown IDA Drug Store at 11:45am on Mar. 3 after an armed robbery. Police say a man went into the store with a weapon and took some prescription drugs from the pharmacist on duty. The pharmacist suffered minor injuries. There are no details on the weapon used at this time.
The man is described as white with pale skin, 5’6” – 5’7” tall and thin. He was wearing a black balaclava, a black winter coat with the hood up, dark pants and black and white shoes. The OPP is also releasing some information regarding a vehicle that may be connected to the robbery. The vehicle is described as a newer model 2-door hatchback, orange/red in colour, possibly a Honda or similar make.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at (888) 310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The OPP is still searching for the suspect.
Huntsville Public School was under a hold and secure, while police searched the area. The hold and secure has been lifted.
(Photo By: Matt Sitler) Officers outside Knox Chiropractic in Huntsville.