Iqaluit RCMP arrest suspect in robberies of pharmacy, bank
Police say 33-year-old man arrested shortly after incidents happened
RCMP have arrested a 33-year-old man in relation to a pair of robberies that took place in Iqaluit earlier this week.
Police received reports of two robberies Monday: one at Valupharm, located at the entrance to Iqaluit’s plateau neighbourhood, and another at CIBC on Sivumugiaq Street, according to a news release from RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Pauline Melanson.
She said officers arrested a suspect shortly after the robberies happened and charged him with two counts of robbery, two counts of disguised with the intent to commit a crime, and one count of possession of stolen property.
His court date is scheduled for Jan. 24.