London police have laid charges after the Ernest Pharmacy was robbed on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responded to 1408 Ernest Avenue in response to a 911 call about a robbery just before 1:30 p.m.

Investigators say a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and carrying a handgun demanded medication before attempting to flee on a bicycle with various narcotics.

The male was found in the parking lot of the pharmacy and arrested without incident. The medication and a replica handgun were recovered.

As a result of the investigation, 39-year-old Scott Landry of no fixed address, has been charged with:

  • two counts of armed robbery
  • wearing a disguise during the commission of an offence
  • carry a concealed weapon
  • using an imitation firearm during the commission of an offence

No one was injured in the incident.