23yr old Brandon man arrested after allegedly trying to rob business on Willowdale Cres

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Source:  Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Sunday evening at approximately 9:37pm, a panic alarm was received from a business in the 000 block of Willowdale Crescent. Staff indicated there was a robbery in progress. A second call was received of a robbery in progress. The suspect entered the business, grabbed items from a victim who was leaving the business. The suspect approached  the counter and produced an edged weapon at which time the staff member ran to the back of the business and pushed the panic alarm. Police attended and the suspect immediately surrendered to Police. A 23yr old Brandon man was arrested for Robbery with Violence, Robbery while Armed with Offensive Weapon and the male was found to an outstanding  Warrant of Arrest for Breach of Statutory Release. The male was lodged at BCC to appear in Court on October15th.