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Robbery suspect believed to have concealed long gun

He faces armed robbery, assault and a number of weapons charges
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The Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery call with a weapon at approximately 10:22 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.

The male suspect entered into a local convenience store in Beeton concealing what appeared to be a long gun. The suspect demanded money and assaulted the employee. The employee sustained no serious injuries. During the course of the robbery, a witness entered the store, subsequently causing the male to flee on foot. 

The Nottawasaga OPP Officers immediately attended the scene and located and arrested the male suspect without incident.

A 23-year-old male from Adjala-Tosorontio was arrested and charged with armed robbery, assault and a series of weapon related charges. He was then held for a bail hearing.