Mo unties have arrested a suspect in connection with three recent robberies outside downtown Chilliwack businesses.
The latest robbery occurred around 1: 40 a.m. early in the morning of Jan. 28 outside the TD Canada Trust at 46017 Yale Rd. A man told police that, after he withdrew money from an ATM, he was assaulted and robbed.
The robber fled the scene. Shortly after, police say they arrested a man who fit the description of the suspect.
"We had members patrolling the area at the time of the last incident," RCMP Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth said in a press release. "One of our members spotted a man matching the description of the suspect and after a short foot pursuit the man was taken into custody."
The robbery followed two similar incidents the previous day.
In the first robbery, a man bearing what appeared to be a gun demanded money from a victim outside the Young Street Supermarket on Young Road around 2 p.m. on Jan. 27. That evening, a second robbery took place at an ATM machine at a Yale Road Scotiabank. Again the robber produced what appeared to be a gun.
Stephen David Turner, 39, from Chilliwack, has been charged with three counts of robbery and two counts of using an imitation firearm. He is still in custody.
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