The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested two individuals following an armed robbery in Saugeen First Nation.
On April 26, 2023, just after 8:40 P.M., the Grey Bruce OPP responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at a business on Highway 21 in Saugeen First Nation.
Two individuals were taken into custody a short time later and are facing charges.
The Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 23 years-of-age male from Kitchener with armed robbery.
The Grey Bruce OPP have also charged a 19 years-of-age male from Cambridge with the following offences:
- Armed robbery
- Possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
- Discharge a restricted firearm or a prohibited firearm with intent
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
- Disguise with intent
- Assault causing bodily harm
- Uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm
- Possession of a firearm knowing serial number has been tampered with.
Both accused persons were held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton. Both accused remain in custody.