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Suspect in armed robbery arrested

Thunder Bay OPP have laid charges following an armed robbery at a business,
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THUNDER BAY – A 26-year-old is facing charges following an armed robbery at a business on Highway 588.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on Friday, Oct. 22 at a business on Highway 588 in Lybster Township.

Police say the Thunder Bay Police Service contacted the Thunder Bay OPP on Oct. 26 to inform OPP they had a male in custody for an unrelated incident and was believed to be involved with the robbery.

As a result of the investigation, Jaiden Ginn, 26, was charged with careless use of a firearm, unauthorized use of firearm, three counts of failure to comply with release order, pointing a firearm, robbery using firearm and possession of property obtained by crime.

The 26-year-old is being held in custody to answer to his charges and is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 29.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact their nearest police authority or the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip on line at www.tbdcs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.  

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