Armed Robbery, male suspect arrested

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On March 3, 2023 at approximately 7:00 pm, police responded to a report of a male with a gun at an apartment in the 000 block of 10th street. Police learned that several individuals had been assaulted as well.

 

When police arrived in the area the suspect fled on foot, but the 35-year-old male was arrested after a short foot chase.

 

Further investigation revealed that the suspect stabbed a female victim with a pair of scissors, and struck a male victim with a CO2 handgun. Both victims were treated and released from the hospital for their injuries.

 

The suspect was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Aggravated Assault, Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Use Imitation Firearm in the Commission of an Offence, Break and Enter, Armed Robbery, Resist Arrest, Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Possession of Controlled Substance, and Fail to Comply with Release Order X6.