Teen charged in NS robbery

| 27/09/2013

(CNS) Update: Following the news that a16 year-old boy has been charged by police over a robbery at a North Side grocery store last Monday afternoon, the RCIPS has confirmed that another teenager and two men in their twenties have also now been charged with the same crime. The teen who cannot be named because of his age appeared in court Friday morning (27 September) in connection with the armed robbery at Chisholm’s Supermarket charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent. He was remanded in custody until 4 October. Police said Monday morning that three other young men arrested following the grocery store hold-up had also now ben charged.

The three men are aged 19, 20 and 29 years old and they have all been charged with robbery and are expected to appear in court this morning (30 September.)

The men were arrested after the police helicopter was able to track their escape from the crime scene up to East End. The chopper was dispatched immediately after the crime, when a witness was able to describe the car in which the robbers fled. The air support unit soon spotted the car turning off Frank Sound Road towards East End and was able to communicate with patrols on the ground which stopped the vehicle and arrested the four occupants in the high Rock area.

The robbery occurred around 4:25pm Monday 23 September, when two men, both in possession of what appeared to be handguns, entered the supermarket and threatened afemale member of staff before making off with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Too much Foo fool music and Grand Theif Auto!

  2. Anonymous says:

    i no david  was and informer them man was so fool for going with him