Man arrested after armed robbery at Cumberland convenience store

Comox Valley RCMP have one man in custody after an armed robbery late Tuesday night.

Comox Valley RCMP have one man in custody after an armed robbery late Tuesday night.Shortly after 11:30 p.m. May 1, RCMP responded to a holdup alarm at the Supreme Convenience store located on Dunsmuir Road in Cumberland.The suspect is reported to have put a gun to the throat of a female employee while demanding money.The man then departed with an undisclosed amount of money prior to the police’s arrival.About an hour later, RCMP located and arrested a Cumberland man for the robbery.The man remains in custody at this time and will appear before a Justice of the Peace.The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321. Should the caller wish to remain anonymous, they can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.— Comox Valley RCMP

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