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Man arrested following reported robbery at King Street store in Lindsay: police

A Lindsay man has been charged with robbery following an incident at a business on Saturday night. Global News Peterborough file

A Lindsay man has been charged with robbery following an incident at a store on Saturday night.

According to City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 8 p.m. a man entered a King Street business and allegedly demanded money from a clerk.

Police say the suspect then placed packages of cigarettes into a bag before fleeing the store on foot.

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A witness called 911 and other witnesses outside the store provided details on the suspect’s direction he was heading, police said.

Officers a short time later located a suspect on Logie Street. They allege the man was found in possession of property from the store.

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Kevin Lee Moore, 31, of Lindsay, was arrested and charged with robbery and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He was held in custody for a court appearance on Sunday, police said on Monday.

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