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Arrest made following armed robbery

One person was arrested following an early afternoon armed robbery in Prince George.

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Friday October 23, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a commercial robbery near the corner of Fifth Avenue and Carney Street in Prince George.  Initial indications were that a male entered the business, produced a knife and demanded cash.  He fled on foot before police could be called.

Multiple frontline officers including a police dog service team responded.  Search of the area led officers to arrest an 18-year-old man near the corner of Third Avenue and Carney Street at approximately 2 p.m.

No injuries were reported.  The investigation is continuing.

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