Unusual armed robbery arrest

Codiac Regional RCMP have arrested a 12 year old boy in connection with an armed robbery at Handi’s convenience store on Second Avenue in Moncton Wednesday afternoon.

Police responded shortly after 1:00pm following a complaint that someone had entered the store carrying a knife, demanded cash and fled the store. Nobody was injured.

The youth remains in custody and will appear in court shortly.  The investigation is continuing.