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N.S. RCMP arrest man after alleged violent robbery


A 31-year-old man is in custody after allegedly assaulting a store employee during a robbery in Lower Sackville, N.S., on Wednesday.

According to an RCMP news release, officers responded to a reported assault at a hardware store on Sackville Drive around 6:35 p.m. They learned the suspect allegedly attacked the 65-year-old employee who tried to stop him when he attempted to leave with unpaid merchandise.

Two other employees and a customer restrained the suspect, who uttered threats, and helped the victim, who suffered minor injuries.

Justin Frank Isaac-Francis was charged with:

  • assault
  • robbery
  • uttering threats
  • resisting a peace officer
  • failure to comply with a probation order

Isaac-Francis was scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

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