Accused robber in court this morning

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Stellarton Police arrested a 36-year-old man in relation to an armed robbery that took place at approx. 7:51 p.m. August 30 at the Medical hall Pharmasave on Foord Street.

At the time, a lone male entered the store and produced a firearm. He demanded drugs. The clerk complied with the request and the suspect left the store with a small amount of drugs.

The accused was  remanded in custody and will appear in court today. He has been charged with the following criminal offences.

(1)               Robbery

(2)               Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public

(3)               Using a firearm during the commission of an offence

(4)               Carrying a concealed weapon