Ottawa police are investigating a late-night pharmacy robbery that took place on Carling Avenue Thursday.

The robbery happened at about 11:30 p.m. when a lone man entered the pharmacy in the 1300 Block of Carling Avenue near Merivale Road. The suspect was carrying a knife and made a demand for prescription drugs.

He fled the store with an undisclosed quantity of prescription drugs.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late ‘40s with a medium build. He was wearing a white baseball cap, a red and white checkered shirt over a black and white t-shirt, dark jeans, and sneakers.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Robbery Unit of the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116.