Armed Robbery Grande Prairie
Sep 29, 2017
Bulletin 2017-2275

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – A 34 year-old man is facing a number of charges after a robbery at a downtown Grande Prairie jewellery store. At approximately 11:24 a.m. on September 29th, police were called out to a report of a man attempting to steal items from a business on 100th Avenue. The man was seen entering the store wearing a bandana covering his face, and proceeded to smash a glass display with an axe in an attempt to take jewellery.

The suspect bear sprayed three employees while leaving the store, before he fled on foot, dropping the items he had taken. The three store employees suffered minor injuries. Police Dog Services tracked the man to where he was hiding in Muskoseepi Park, and subsequently arrested him.

34 year-old Terry James Hickey is facing seven charges, including three counts of assault with a weapon and robbery. Hickey has been remanded in custody, and is set to appear in court on October 16th. All parties are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

                                    

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