Lacombe Police make arrest in armed robbery

Red Deer man in court next month

On Dec. 16th at approximately 6:30 p.m., Lacombe Police Service members responded to a hold up alarm at Downtown Wine and Liquor, located at Unit #109 – 5001 52nd St. in Lacombe.

Upon arrival, officers determined that a lone male had entered the business, at which time he jumped the front counter, threatened the store clerk with a large knife and demanded money.

The male then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

After further investigation, 33-year-old Gregory Kyle Rohwer of Red Deer was arrested and charged with the following offences under the Canadian Criminal Code – robbery – one count; possession of a dangerous weapon – one count and assault with a weapon – one count.

Rohwer has been remanded into custody, with his next court appearance scheduled for January in Red Deer.

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