Three people, including 14-year-old, charged in Fort Saskatchewan armed robbery

Three people including a 14-year-old boy have been charged after an armed robbery at an electronics store in Fort Saskatchewan earlier this week.

Police say the robbery happened just before 3 p.m. on Nov. 8. Two men allegedly entered the Telus store on 94 Street and attempted to steal cell phones before attacking an employee who confronted them.

The employee was rushed to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries after the males fled the store in a vehicle.

A witness was able to provide police with the licence plate number, which helped them track down the vehicle and arrest its occupants.

Three of the five are now facing charges.

A 14-year-old boy has been is charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, and assault causing bodily harm. He in custody and will appear in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on Nov. 13, RCMP said in a news release.

Also appearing Tuesday is a 16-year-old male youth charged with seven counts of failing to comply with his recognizance.

Jal Koak Babithuou, 19, has been charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, assault, and theft under $5,000. He was released on bail and is due in Fort Saskatachwan court on Nov. 22.


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