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3 men flee with cash, drugs after Newmarket pharmacy robbed

Police are linking the robbery to a similar incident in Vaughan half an hour later Monday afternoon
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Drugs and money were stolen from a pharmacy in Newmarket, followed by another robbery in Vaughan half an hour later. 

Three suspects entered a pharmacy in the area of Bayview Avenue and Mulock Drive in Newmarket March 29 at about 4 p.m., police said. 

The suspects stole a quantity of cash and drugs before fleeing the scene in a vehicle. 

Half an hour later, at about 4:30 p.m., a pharmacy in the area of Rutherford Road and Jane Street in Vaughan was robbed, police said. The suspects also obtained cash and drugs. 

Fortunately, pharmacy employees were not injured in either incident. 

Police are now seeking three men in connection with both robberies. They are described as Black, males and were wearing dark clothing at the time. 

Investigators are also seeking any witnesses who may have seen the robberies or have information that could help in the ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact YRP's hold-up unit at at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6630, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. You can also leave an anonymous tip online