Charges have been laid against three teenagers in an armed robbery.
RCMP say a couple of men entered Cambridge Electronics (TELUS dealer in Cornerstone Mall) at around 2:45 p.m. on Thursday (Nov.8) and tried to steal a cell phone. An employee suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries after confronting the suspects.
A nearby witness noticed the teens running into a car and was able to provide police with a license plate. The vehicle was followed by the Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County RCMP and stopped without incident.
A 14-year-old boy is charged with possession of a dangerous weapon and assault causing bodily harm. A second teenager, 16, is charged with seven counts of failing to comply with his recognizance. Both remain in custody with a court date in Fort Saskatchewan on Tuesday (Nov.13).
Jal Babithuou is the third person charged. The 19-year-old has been charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, assault and theft under $5,000. He has been released on bail and is due in court on November 22 in Fort Saskatchewan.
Five suspects were originally arrested by police. Two are not facing charges.