Robbery suspect to appear in court June 10

  • Jun. 8, 2015 5:00 p.m.

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.

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