Man facing robbery charges after trying to steal groceries

Fort St John

2023-03-02 14:55 HNP

Dossier nº 2023-1808

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 2:09pm, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a robbery at a business located on the 9800 block of 98A Avenue in Fort St John, after a man attempted to steal a shopping basket of groceries. When the man was confronted by a store employee, he produced a weapon, then departed the store.

Front-line RCMP officers attended the store and were able to identify the man from surveillance video.

Later that same day, Fort St John RCMP officers located and arrested the man without incident.

Derek Livingstone, was arrested for Robbery and Breach of Release Order and held for court. BC Crown Prosecution Service approved both charges and Livingstone was remanded into custody until March 6, 2023.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Chad Neustaeter

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Fort St. John
10648, 100e Rue, Fort St. John (C.-B.) V1J 3Z6
Bureau : 250-787-8100
Télécopieur : 250-787-8133

Courriel : chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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