ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Capital Chemist in Higgins this morning (Thursday, February 16).
Around 10.40am a man entered the premises and threatened staff, demanding they give him some prescription medication.
Staff complied and he took the medication and ran from the store, leaving the scene on a black motorcycle.
The offender is described as 173cm (5’8”) tall has an average build and was wearing a black Adidas hooded top, dark coloured pants and jeans. He had on a balaclava and a black full face motorcycle helmet.
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Police would specifically like to speak to a man and a woman who were standing outside the store during the robbery but left before police arrived.
Anyone who may be able to assist with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.