Police have caught the man who robbed the downtown 7-Eleven at gun point.
After an extensive investigation, RCMP have arrested Nathan Estey of Fort Saskatchewan in relation to the robbery that occurred on Jan.22.
Estey is facing the following charges; robbery with an imitation weapon, intent to commit an indictable offense with a masked face, use of an imitation handgun while committing robbery and possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public.
“I have never been more proud of the members of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP. This investigation was complex and difficult, but virtually the entire detachment banded together to make these charges possible," said Staff Sergeant Mike McCauley. "A crime like this shocks the community and as a detachment we felt the collective need to see it solved. I want to send a special thanks to the Integrated Crime Reduction Unit and the Protective Services Analyst who contributed greatly to the success of this investigation.”
The robbery also caused a hold and secure among local schools in the area.