Vernon store robbery results in arrest

On Tuesday, the RCMP were called to the Lakeview Market on 32nd Avenue

 

An arrest has been made after a Vernon store was robbed.

On Tuesday, the RCMP were called to the Lakeview Market on 32nd Avenue after 10:30 p.m.

“It was reported to police that a lone male had entered the store with a large knife. He attempted to access the cash register but was unable to open it,” said Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy, with the local detachment.

The suspect fled the scene but was located a short time later by police.

Crown Counsel has approved a charge of robbery against Drew Edward Miller, 29, and he is remanded in custody until his next court appearance Sept. 23.

No one was injured during the robbery.