Quick thinking clerk helps prevent armed robbery attempt

15.10.2018 13:38
By: Frank McGwire

Brandon Police arrest 23-year-old Brandon man


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Brandon Police cause a suspect to think twice shortly after an attempted armed robbery.

On Sunday evening at approximately 9:37 p.m. prior to entering a business in the 000 block of Willowdale Crescent, a suspect grabbed several items from a victim who was leaving the business.

The suspect then approached  the counter and pulled out a sharp edged weapon.

The staff member then ran to the back of the business and pushed the panic alarm. 

When Police showed up the suspect immediately surrendered.

The 23-year-old Brandon man now faces several charges including armed robbery.

He will appear in court today (Monday, October 15, 2018).