Citizens help nab robber

By Lloydminster Source staff

August 16, 2016 9:00 AM

Mounties are praising the efforts of citizens who helped get some bad guys off the streets.
About 8 p.m. Friday, Lloydminster RCMP responded to a call of a robbery in the 5200 block of 44 Street.
A masked male entered the store and swiped a bottle of liquor, then fled in a brown sedan driven by a second suspect.
Multiple callers identified the suspect vehicle’s licence plate, description and direction of travel.
In fleeing the area, the suspect vehicle failed to stop at a controlled intersection and struck a grey sedan.
The first officer on the scene saw the suspect vehicle trying to drive away from the collision and blocked its escape.
Two of the three occupants fled the suspect vehicle.
Police were assisted by a citizen in apprehending the male suspect driver a few blocks from the scene.
A third person, who remained in the car, was taken into custody, but not charged.
The driver of the grey sedan was treated on scene by EMS.
Warren Lewis (Bear) of Onion Lake, Sask. was charged with theft under $5,000, wearing a disguise with intent to commit a crime and resisting arrest.
He was brought before a Justice of the Peace, and remains in custody. He will appear in Lloydminster Provincial Court Aug. 16.
Charges are pending on the 26-year-old female driver, also of Onion Lake,.
The female passenger of the suspect vehicle was released without charges.
Lloydminster RCMP said it thanks the public for its assistance in keeping our community safe.

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