January 29, 2016 12:43 pm
Updated: January 29, 2016 4:11 pm

Teen charged in La Ronge, Sask. armed robbery

16-year-old boy facing numerous charges after an armed robbery in La Ronge, Sask.

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A teen is facing numerous charges after an armed robbery in La Ronge, Sask. Mounties were called to a business in the 900-block of La Ronge Avenue just before 11:15 p.m. CT Thursday.

Police said a person who had their face covered with a balaclava entered the business and stole some merchandise.

Two employees were bear-sprayed and had to be treated in hospital. They have since been released.

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The suspect, a 16-year-old boy from Brabant Lake, was arrested as he attempted to leave the store.

He is facing nine charges including robbery, assault with a weapon and possession of a restricted weapon.

The teen, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, will remain in custody until his first court appearance on Feb. 1 in La Ronge provincial court.

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