Yellowknife RCMP have just arrested a suspect in a business robery case.
On November 29th, 2022, the Yellowknife RCMP received a report of a panic alarm at a business on 50th Street in Yellowknife. Dispatchers were able to speak with the staff at the business who indicated a man had just robbed the location. Multiple police officers attended, including plainclothes police officers, and were able to locate the suspect running through an alley by the business. A foot chase ensued which resulted in the suspect being taken into custody without incident. During the course of the arrest, and based upon their risk assessment, a plain-clothes police officer did draw and display their firearm.
Multiple charges related to this robbery are pending against a 32-year-old man from Yellowknife, who remains in police custody. The matter remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have been in the area and has information about this incident is asked to contact the Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111.