Thunder Bay – NEWS – Police on Monday arrested a Thunder Bay man in connection with a recent armed robbery of a convenience store.
Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were originally dispatched to a reported armed robbery that had just occurred on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Circle K convenience store at 550 Beverly Street.
Police discovered that a male suspect had entered the store, then approached the store clerk at the cash register, proclaimed he had a knife, and proceeded to take money from the cash register.
The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash prior to officers arriving.
Members of the TBPS’s Break and Enter and Robbery (BEAR) Unit became involved in the ongoing investigation.
As a result of their continued investigative effort, police were able to identify a suspect.
BEAR Unit officers located the accused in the Trillium Way area on November 1. FOSTY was arrested and transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.
Adrien James FOSTY, 40, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
• Robbery with a Weapon
• Disguise with Intent
• Breach of Probation x 2
• Failure to Comply with Release Order
He appeared in bail court on Tuesday, November 2 and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
None of the charges have been proven in court. All accused are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.