38-Year-Old Woman Charged in Robbery of Franklin Street Variety Store

TBPS Unit 260

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police report that a 38-year-old Thunder Bay woman has been charged in connection with a robbery at a Franklin Street variety store.

TBPS report that a store clerk was confronted by the woman who was armed with a needle, just after 3:30 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.  The woman was able to make off with cash and the employee was not injured.  Uniform Patrol officers arrived in the area within minutes of a 911 call but were unable to locate the suspect.

In a follow-up investigation by the TBPS B.E.A.R. Unit (Break & Enter & Robbery), the identity of the suspect was established and an arrest warrant was issued.  The woman was located on October 14, 2020, at 10:21 pm at a George Street residence by Uniform Patrol officers who were at the address on an unrelated matter.

38-year-old Lindsay Anne HYMERS is charged with Robbery, Disguise with Intent, and Breach of Probation.  HYMERS remains in custody with a future court date.

Previous articlePolice Respond to Weapons Call at Walmart on Dawson Road
Next articleSIU Clears Two Thunder Bay Officers in Death of Man Ten Days After Thunder Bay Arrest
NetNewsledger.com or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: newsroom@netnewsledger.com. Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862