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Jewelry owner assaulted during robbery, suspect in custody

OPP crest on an officer's sleeve. (File photo) OPP crest on an officer's sleeve. (File photo)

A 46-year-old individual is in custody and is facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing a Kincardine jewelery store early Saturday morning and assaulting the business owner.

According to South Bruce OPP, at 5:52 a.m. on Saturday police received a report of a robbery at a jewelery store in Kincardine.

Officers arrived on scene to discover the business owner had been injured.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and was later released with minor injuries.

All stolen items were recovered.

Police said the suspect was identified and arrested at the scene.

As a result of the investigation, a 46-year-old individual from Saugeen First Nation was charged with the following offences:

  • Break and enter
  • Two counts - assault with a weapon
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Robbery with theft
  • Fail to comply with probation order

The accused remains in custody pending the result of a show cause hearing scheduled for Saturday. Top Stories

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