London man charged in attempted robbery at gas station
A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with an attempted robbery at a gas station at Oxford Street West and Westdel Bourne in London's northwest end.
Police say a male entered the gas bar around 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday armed with a tire iron and demanded cash.
An altercation between the employee and the suspect followed, resulting in both sustaining non-life-threatening head injuries.
The suspect then allegedly fled - without obtaining any cash - in a stolen vehicle that was found abandoned on Boler Road later that night.
Aaron Schuyler, 28, of London, was arrested on Wednesday and has been charged with:
- attempted robbery
- assault with a weapon
- have face masked/disguised
- possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
The accused was being held in custody ahead of a court hearing scheduled for Friday.
Police are reminding the public that they are not encouraged to engage offenders, and should comply with demands of anyone committing a robbery and to call 911 as soon as possible.