Monday, December 31, 2007

Robbery suspect arrested

Timmins Police Service says it has arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery that occurred at a jewelry store in Timmins on Friday. Police say a man walked into Flondra Jewellers on Third Avenue, asked to see some of the items in a display case, and then ran from the store.
Store employees were able to provide a solid description of the thief along with images from a surveillance video.
Then on Saturday, while police were responding to a domestic disturbance in another part of the city, an alert police officer noticed a man who fit the description.
As a result, police say Raymond Bizier of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Robbery. Bizier has been remanded into custody, scheduled for a bail hearing. Members of the Timmins Criminal Investigations Section will be following up with the incident. The Timmins Police Service would like to thank the public for their continued assistance in solving these types of criminal offences. The Timmins Police Service encourages the public to call the Timmins Police Service at 264-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-268-8477 if they have any information in relation to other recent robberies committed within the City of Timmins.

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