(FORT FRANCES, ON) – On June 20, 2018, at approximately 11:22 AM, members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment were dispatched to a 911 call of a robbery in progress at a local business.
The suspect was wielding a weapon at the time of the robbery. All available officers immediately attended the area of the business and conducted patrols for the suspect.
The suspect was located by officers a short distance from the business, where he was taken into police custody. No one was injured during the robbery.
A Fort Frances man, Chauncey GROVER, 29 years of age is facing the following charges:
- Robbery with Weapon contrary to section 34(1)(b) of the Criminal Code,
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code,
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code.
The accused is being held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Fort Frances Ontario Court of Justice on June 21, 2018.
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Source: OPP Media Release