(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Front line officers make arrest, big boss makes the release. Back on the streets before even seeing a court room. No name released either in this police report below:
Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to a reported robbery at 777 Memorial Avenue shortly after 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22.
After police arrived they learned that an accused female had entered the men’s clothing department of the Memorial Avenue Wal-Mart shortly after 7 p.m. She then collected some items and placed them in her handbag and proceeded toward the store’s exit.
As she exited she was confronted by a loss prevention officer outside of the store. The accused then assaulted the loss prevention officer in an attempt to flee. Despite this attempt the accused was still at the store when police arrived on scene.
Officers collected evidence and recovered the stolen merchandise from the accused woman’s handbag.
As a result, a 32-year-old Thunder Bay woman was charged with Robbery.
She was released on a promise to appear with a future court date.
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