Teen threatens victims with shotgun during robbery, police say

A 17-year-old is charged with theft after an incident that happened earlier this week, Sault Ste. Marie’s police reported this in a press release today.

Police say they responded to a call about 9:20 p.m. on March 18 after the suspect entered a business in the 0-100 block of Great Northern Road, allegedly approached two other teenagers and threatened to shoot them if they didn’t give him permission. their phones.

The police located the suspect in front of the company and was arrested.

During a search of the house, the police found that the suspect was in possession of a bullet rifle.

As a result, he was arrested and charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

He was released on bond and is due to appear in court on May 17, 2022.

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