17-year-old female suspect charged with Attempted Robbery

Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

On October 10, 2023, at approximately 9:00 pm, police responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the 600 block of 18th street.  The victim reports being approached by a female with a knife who threatened to stab her and demanded money.  The victim managed to get away from the suspect who then fled on foot.  The victim was physically unharmed.

Police located and arrested the 17-year-old female suspect hiding in a shed in the 1600 block of McTavish.  The suspect was from a rural address and was lodged at Brandon Police Service until a parent could attend to pick her up this morning.  She will appear in court on December 19, 2023, on a charge of Attempted Robbery.