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NEW GLASOW – Three arrests were made Tuesday night with relation to Monday’s robbery in New Glasgow at the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot.
The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit along with the assistance of Bridgewater Police Service, South Shore Integrated Street Crime Unit and Lunenburg County District RCMP, arrested and charged the three adults.
Two males approached an adult female in the Shoppers parking lot at approximately 5:30 p.m. on East River Road, sprayed her in the face with an irritant, robbed her of her purse and immediately fled the area.
The victim was taken to hospital and later released.
Police conducted a search warrant just after midnight at a residence in the Bridgewater area where they arrested and charged the following: a 30-year-old adult male from Bridgewater with robbery and wearing a disguise; a 24-year-old adult male from Bridgewater with robbery and wearing a disguise; and a 20-year-old adult female from Bridgewater with robbery and possession of stolen property.
Suspects appeared in Bridgewater Provincial Court Wednesday.
New Glasgow Police Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.