Teen charged in La Ronge, Sask. armed robbery
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.
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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