Three arrested, one at large, after armed robbery forces two Milton schools into hold-and-secure

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Published February 15, 2024 at 4:42 pm

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Halton police made three arrests, and are searching for a fourth suspect, following a drugstore robbery in Milton that caused two nearby schools to be in a Hold and Secure.

Shortly after noon today, Feb. 15, there was an armed robbery of Bonafide Compounding Pharmacy, located in the area of Britannia Rd. and Leger Way in Milton.

Police say three suspects entered the pharmacy and stole cash before fleeing the scene in a stolen white Honda CRV driven by a fourth suspect.

Shortly after the robbery, police located the suspect vehicle and there was a collision between a police vehicle and suspect vehicle in the area of Thompson Rd. and Main St. E. After the collision, all four suspects fled on foot.

There were no injuries as a result of the collision.

Multiple schools in the area were placed in a hold and secure while police searched for the suspects. The search area also included the FirstOntario Arts Centre on Main St..

Three suspects were located and arrested by police and a handgun has been recovered by police.

The hold and secure orders on the school were lifted by police around 2:30 p.m.

One suspect is still at large and anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2416.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

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