(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Wal-Mart on Arthur Street was robbed last night by a man wielding a knife.
Thunder Bay Police Service were on location, responding to the matter shortly after 9:00 pm on Wednesday.
A loss prevention officer followed the man out of the store, after he allegedly refused to pay for items and pulled out s knife.
The male was found near the Valhalla Inn, in a bushy area by police.
29 year old James Deakins was arrested and charged with:
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Breach of probation
He will be appearing in courtroom 104 later this morning.
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