Vernon RCMP arrest robbery suspect

On Jan. 6, money and cigarettes were stolen from the Safeway gas bar on 32nd Street.

There has been an arrest made in a recent Vernon robbery.

On Jan. 6, money and cigarettes were stolen from the Safeway gas bar on 32nd Street.

On Thursday afternoon, RCMP officers involved in the investigation identified and arrested a 19-year-old Vernon man.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident and is expected to appear in court Friday to answer to charges of armed robbery, failure to comply with probation and possibly obstruction.