From a special Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Media Release today...
On July 18th, 2011 at approximately 4:00 am two male suspects entered the convenience store located at McDonnel St and Aylmer St in Peterborough. The males were carrying a wooden stick and a metal pipe, they confronted the clerk and demanded cigarettes. Once the males obtained a quantity of cigarettes they fled the area.
Police were contacted and the area was searched with negative results.
At approximately 6:00 am the same two males returned to the store and staff immediately notified the police. As a result of the investigation both males were located, arrested, and charged with Robbery. A search warrant was later executed and the stolen cigarettes were recovered.
Charged with Robbery is 21 year old Joey St Laurent of Peterborough and a 17 year old Peterborough male who's identity can not be disclosed. The males appeared in court today, beginning the process of determining their innocence or guilt.
There were no assaults or injuries during the course of the robbery.