On December 12th, officers with the Investigation Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 17 year old male in relation to multiple robberies.
It is alleged that on June 30th, the accused attended a store in the 200 block of Bay Street where he selected just under $100 worth of merchandise and left the store without paying.
On December 11th, just after 5:00 a.m. the accused attended a business in the 200 block of Dacey Road while armed with a knife. The accused demanded and obtained cash from the staff member and then fled the area.
On December 12th at 2:00 a.m. the accused attended a business in the 600 block of Second Line West again armed with a knife. The accused again demanded and obtained cash from the employee and fled the scene.
Later on December 12th, at 4:16 a.m. the accused attended another business, this time in the 300 block of McNabb Street while armed with a knife. The accused again demanded and obtained cash from the employee and fled the scene.
Officers located the accused just after 9:00 p.m. on December 12th and he was taken into custody. He has been charged with 3 counts of robbery and one count of theft under 5,000. He was held for bail court.