Charges laid in pharmacy robbery, botched getaway

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Charges laid in pharmacy robbery, botched getaway

London Police have now laid charges against the 25-year-old man accused in the string of robberies from Friday morning.

This all stemming from a robbery at the Pharma Plus on Adelaide St. N. Which ended with a crash on Phillbrook Dr – the same street where  the car was stolen from.

25-year-old Marshall McClinchey is facing the following 12 criminal charges:

– 2x robbery

– 2x fail to remain at the scene of an accident

– 2x dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

– 2x break and enter, possession of stolen property obtained by crime

– theft of a motor vehicle

– disguise with intent

Const. Ken Steeves “…he does have involvement with police.”

It was Friday morning when a silver Dodge Caliber car being stolen from a Phillbrook Dr. home after being left idling in the driveway. It was at that point when the suspect traveled to the Pharma Plus on Adelaide St. N.

It’s at that point when the suspect demanded drugs from the pharmacist and an undisclosed amount was turned over.

After turning over the drugs, the pharmacist then exited the store where he was struck and dragged by the suspect’s stolen car.

While attempting to make his getaway, police say he struck a mini-van head on at Fanshawe Park Rd and Phillbrook Dr. It was at that point when the suspect fled on took allegedly breaking into a garage a block away where he was arrested.

The pharmacist was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. But nor the suspect or other driver were injured in the crash.

 

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