Lethbridge police have charged two men from Magrath, Alta. in relation to a string of robberies that date again a number of months.
On Monday night time, officers had been referred to as in to examine two armed robberies, one at a Fas Gas on four Avenue South, the opposite at a Mac’s retailer on Sunridge Road West.
In each instances, a person entered the shop, produced a weapon, demanded money after which fled the scene.
Nobody was injured in both incident.
Early Tuesday, simply earlier than 1 a.m., police mentioned the suspect and a second man had been arrested in south Lethbridge.
Police imagine one of many men is answerable for 10 robberies relationship again to April, and say the opposite man is alleged to have been concerned in three of them.
Derek Ross Blackmer, 31, is dealing with 10 counts of robbery, whereas his co-accused, 26-year-outdated Joshua Lloyd Alston, faces three counts of robbery.
Both men have court docket dates in September.
Lethbridge police imagine the robberies had been motivated by drug use.
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