Wednesday, August 27th14.0°C
22817

Arrest made in armed robbery

An unidentified 46-year-old woman was in police custody briefly following an armed robbery at a Subway Restaurant in Penticton.

According to police, the woman, wearing a mask, entered the Subway Restaurant on Martin Avenue about 7 a.m. Thursday morning.

She was brandishing a knife and demanded cash.

The woman fled with a small amount of cash.

RCMP Sgt. Rick Dellebuur says later in the day, police were alerted to another disturbance involving a female who was acting unusual.

"Investigators were able to determine the female involved in the disturbance was the same female involved in the Subway robbery," says Dellebuur.

The woman, with no ties to the city, was arrested and later released to appear in Penticton court in January of next year.



Read more Penticton / S. Okanagan News

20419


Recent Trending



20006



22942






Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]



22198


Penticton SPCA Featured Pet

Skaha Lake
Skaha Lake Penticton SPCA >



21761




South Okanagan Quick Links City of Penticton
Penticton Tourism
Penticton Transit
Okanagan Falls
Town of Oliver
Town of Osoyoos
Town of Keremeos
Interior Health
Okanagan College
Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen
Penticton & Wine Country Chamber
Penticton Discussion Forum
District of Summerland
Summerland Chamber & Tourism
School District 67 - Okanagan Skaha
School District 53 - Okanagan Similkameen
Okanagan Regional Library
Township of Hedley



Member of BC Press Council


22486