On January 22, 2018, at approximately 6:20 pm, Flin Flon RCMP received a report of an assault on an employee at a business on Hapnot Street in Flin Flon, Manitoba. When the officers arrived they found a female employee who had been sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher by a male who was stealing a bottle of liquor.
As the officers were speaking with the victim, a new report came in from a nearby business on Main Street. A female employee at that location was also sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher by a male who proceeded to steal cigarettes.
Both victims were not injured.
The investigation led officers to a residence in Flin Flon that same evening where Darnell Custer, 19, from Denare Beach, SK, was arrested.
He is charged with;
- Two charges of Robbery
- Theft Under $5000
- Two charges Assault with a Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
- 6 charges of Fail to Comply with Probation
Custer remains in custody.
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