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OPP charge 2 in Quinte West armed robbery investigation

OPP are investigation a reported armed robbery that took place in Quinte West on Dec. 30, 2019.
OPP are investigation a reported armed robbery that took place in Quinte West on Dec. 30, 2019. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Two people have been arrested following an alleged armed robbery that took place late last year in Quinte West.

OPP allege a suspect with a weapon approached a vehicle behind a business on Dundas Street East on Dec. 30, 2019 and forced the vehicle owner out of the car.

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The suspect then allegedly fled the area in the car.

A day later, OPP say they recovered the stolen vehicle.

As part of the investigation, OPP raided a home on Adrian Court in Quinte West and arrested two people.

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Christopher Rose, a 26-year-old Quinte West man, was charged with:

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  • Robbery with a weapon
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Theft over $5,000
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Possession of a weapon while prohibited

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Nicole Chan, a 33-year-old woman from Quinte West, was charged with:

  • Possession of a prohibited  weapon
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Two counts of failure to comply with a probation order
  • Two counts of failure to comply with a recognizance

OPP are asking anyone with information to contact them at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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