Kap man charged with armed robbery
On May 10, at approximately 1:45 a.m. Kapuskasing officers of the OPP responded to a robbery call at a convenience store on Riverside Drive in of Kapuskasing.
Uniformed officers responding to the call located the male a short distance from the crime scene and affected an arrest.
With the assistance of the OPP North East Region Criminal Investigation Unit, police investigation revealed that, while holding a weapon, a male entered the premise and left with Canadian currency from the register, as well as various items from within the store.
Marc Belair, a 34-year-old Kapuskasing, Ontario man has been charged with the following offences:
- Robbery with Weapon contrary to section 344(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
- Carrying Concealed Weapon contrary to section 90 CC
- Obstruct Justice contrary to section 139(2) CC
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to section 88 CC