A 29 year old Castlegar man is facing charges after the Castlegar RCMP received a report from a local business that they had been the victim of a robbery in the early morning hours of June 7th 2015.
The male entered the Columbia Avenue store and browsed inside for several minutes before threatening to produce a weapon and demanding money. He fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash.
The male was apprehended a short time later and is currently in custody facing robbery charges. He will appear in court on June 10th in Castlegar.
The male indicated he had a weapon, however no weapon was produced, and no one was injured during the event.