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Timmins man faces robbery, weapons charges

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NEWS RELEASE
TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE
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The Timmins Police Service has arrested and charged a local man with Robbery related offences stemming from an incident where a 24 year old man was assaulted with a weapon during an altercation that took place yesterday evening (2 May) on Mountjoy Street South.

The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service where [it is alleged that] a suspect had accosted a pedestrian with a weapon and then fled on foot to a Mountjoy Street South apartment.

The pedestrian suffered a laceration to his hand during the altercation.

Responding officers identified, located and arrested the suspect a short while later and found him to be in possession of the weapon [allegedly] used in the robbery.

As a result of the incident, Anthony Fireman, 26 of Timmins, has been charged with:
    •    Robbery contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Carry a concealed weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

He remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.

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