SUDBURY – On the evening of Wednesday, September 25, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police responded to a pharmacy on Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake for a report of an unwanted person.

Police say a male indicated to a pharmacist that he had a weapon and then proceeded to demand hydromorphone.

A quantity of medication was turned over to the suspect at which time he fled the store.

Despite an extensive search, the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Male
  • 6 feet tall
  • Slim build
  • Wearing dark jeans
  • Grey hoodie

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.