Updated Aug. 9 at 11:45 a.m.
An 18-year-old Sudbury man has been arrested after he allegedly brandished a utility knife and stole $1,200 worth of merchandise from the New Sudbury Centre Aug. 6.
The man has also been charged in a robbery at a convenience store on Cambrian Heights Drive just before 10 a.m. Aug. 8. He also used an edged weapon in this robbery.
“Officers in Uniform Division and the B.E.A.R. (Break, Enter And Robbery Squad) Unit work diligently to conclude these robberies quickly,” said a press release from Greater Sudbury Police.
Greater Sudbury Police are searching for a man who brandished a utility knife and stole $1,200 worth of merchandise from the New Sudbury Centre Aug. 6.
The man entered a store and began concealing items in his jacket, according to police. When he was approached by store employees, he brandished the utility knife and fled with the merchandise.
There were no injuries as a result of the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Sudbury Police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-TIPS (8477) or www.sudburycrimestoppers.com.