June 12, 2018 7:47 pm
Updated: June 12, 2018 7:52 pm

1 of 2 wanted men arrested after armed robbery in Shellbrook, Sask.

Shellbrook RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for Keith Stonechild, 29, in relation to an armed robbery.

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Shellbrook RCMP say one of two wanted men have been arrested in relation to an armed robbery at a business earlier this year.

An undisclosed amount of money was stolen by two men armed with guns in Shellbrook, Sask., before midnight on April 27. They fled the scene in a car.

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As a result of an investigation, police issued arrest warrants for Keith Stonechild and Matthew Lafond on June 1.

Both 29-year-old men are facing charges of robbery with a firearm, using a firearm while committing an indictable offence, careless use of a firearm, and two counts of pointing a firearm.

Shellbrook RCMP issued arrest warrants for Keith Stonechild (left) and Matthew Lafond (right) in relation to an armed robbery.

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Lafond was arrested without incident in Shellbrook on Tuesday afternoon. He is scheduled to appear Wednesday morning in provincial court at Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation.

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Stonechild is still at large.

RCMP said he should not be approached and he may be armed. Stonechild is known to frequent the Mistawasis First Nation and Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Shellbrook RCMP at 306-747-2606 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Shellbrook is approximately 125 kilometres north of Saskatoon

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