The Timmins Police Service has arrested and charged a local man with Robbery related offences stemming from an incident where a 24 year old man was assaulted with a weapon during an altercation that took place yesterday evening (02 May) on Mountjoy Street South.
The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service where a suspect had accosted a pedestrian with a weapon and then fled on foot to a Mountjoy Street South apartment.
The pedestrian suffered a laceration to his hand during the altercation.
Responding officers identified, located and arrested the suspect a short while later and found him to be in possession of the weapon used in the robbery.
As a result of the incident, Anthony FIREMAN, 26, of Timmins has been charged with:
- Robbery contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
- Carry a Concealed Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
He remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.