Medicine Hat Police Respond to Robbery with Assault

Medicine Hat, Alberta – On May 6, 2017, MHPS members responded to a call of a person being stabbed while being robbed of cash money at a local Motel near Gershaw Dr. SW. A short time later a suspect was quickly identified and arrested without incident. The suspect was located in a taxi cab in the area of Maple Ave and 1st SE.

Laura FORSYTH, 26 years old has been charged with one count of Robbery with Violence and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace.

A bail hearing has been held and Forsyth has had her matters adjourned to be in Provincial Court on May 9, 2017.

The victim in this matter suffered only minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital.

MHPS File 17-11075

Medicine Hat Police Service

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