Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – On November 16, 2017 just before 2 a.m., Police were dispatched to a business in the 2800 Block of 6th Avenue East for a robbery in progress. The victim called police advising a male had come into the store holding a gun and bear mace and demanded food.
Patrol officers responded immediately and observed the suspect still in the business.
The suspect ignored police verbal commands to get onto the ground. The 17-year-old male resisted arrest but was handcuffed and taken into custody.
Police located an airsoft gun and can of bear mace sitting on the front counter of the business.
The 17-year-old male from Prince Albert has been charged with Attempted Armed Robbery, Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public x2, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Resisting Arrest (Info # 991031676).
The suspect will make their first court appearance today in Prince Albert Provincial Court.
Police File # 2017-39544
Prince Albert Police Service