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A southern Alberta man is in custody after a report that a nine-year-old was robbed of food by a person armed with an axe. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A southern Alberta man is in custody after a report that a nine-year-old was robbed of food by a person armed with an axe.
RCMP in Coaldale responded to the call Saturday afternoon.
They say officers were on scene within minutes and arrested a man at a nearby residence.
Police say no one was injured, but the suspect was alleged to be failing to comply with conditions relating to a previous conviction of a robbery in Lethbridge, Alta.
A 22-year-old man of Standoff, Alta., has been charged with robbery with an offensive weapon and failing to comply with a probation order.
He has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Lethbridge on Wednesday.