Monday, January 30, 2023

Raymond woman charged after robbery & assault at Lethbridge library

Lethbridge Police have charged a Raymond woman after two seniors were assaulted last week at the downtown public library.

Police say last Wednesday (Mar,. 11) the library was hosting a public film festival when two seniors tried to stop a robbery.

A young woman was seen stealing a laptop and two cups of coffee from a room. A 73 year old woman confronted the suspect who threw a cup of hot coffee into her face, causing first degree burns.

The suspect ran away and on her way out of the library, tossed a second cup of hot coffee at another senior, a 78 year old woman. Both seniors had been attending the film festival.

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Video footage identified the suspect and police made an arrest this past weekend.

23 year old Cheyenne Sommerlye Tilley of Raymond is facing charges of robbery and assault with a weapon.

She’ll appear in court in April.

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