Robbery and Alcohol Top Crime Report
THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – It was a strange weekend for Thunder Bay Police. Crime did not take a holiday.
Over the past twenty-four hours, Police responded to 156 calls.
In one instance a solitary Thunder Bay Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the 300 block of Hartvicksen Street.
The driver attempted to drive away. She did not do well at that. The driver crashed the vehicle on a frontlawn and ended up becoming stuck. At that point, the officer was able to arrest the suspect who was attempting to drive away.
The police officer suffered injuries to his arm as a result of the incident. He was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he was treated and released.
On Sunday, officers responded to a robbery of a gas bar on the north side.
A twenty-year-old male is in custody after a robbery at the North Cumberland Street Shell gas bar.
Police report that a male suspect, armed with a knife walked into the station at around 17:00EDT on Sunday. The robbery suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no physical injuries as a result of the robbery.
Thunder Bay Police arrested the suspect shortly after the robbery.