Coaldale RCMP arresting a 37-year old man on Tuesday (July 16), following complaints of a robbery at a rural residence over the weekend.
During the robbery, the suspect, who is from Coaldale and has not been named, allegedly broke in to a garage and took several items. He produced a weapon when confronted by the home owner and then fled the area.
The suspect also fled from police Tuesday (July 16) afternoon, jumping fences and running through back yards. He was eventually arrested in the southeast area of that town.
Fortunately, no one was injured during the robbery or arrest.
The man is facing charges of robbery, resisting arrest and possession of stolen property.
Coaldale RCMP saying in a statement that this arrest was made possible with tips from the public. Staff Sergeant Glenn Henry says, “The assistance of the residents of Coaldale is greatly appreciated and an excellent example of community based policing. Police working with the public to detect and deter crime.”