Between July 23 and August 2 Flin Flon RCMP responded to four armed robberies that occurred in the community.
Around 5 am July 23 RCMP were advised a man was assaulted, sprayed with bear spray, and his bag was stolen on Hill Street. Two male suspects had fled on foot.
On July 25 around 8:20 pm officers were dispatched to a robbery with a machete near a walking path on North Avenue where a 22-year-old man was robbed by four suspects. Officers arrested two females, ages 16 and 20, and a 23-year-old man in the area.
Around 10 pm July 26 officers were advised that a 16-year-old male was robbed and assaulted at a local high school. The suspects, a male and female, fled the area.
On August 2 at approximately 7:15 pm, RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a business on Green Street. A male with a shirt wrapped around his face, entered the business, threatened the employee with a machete and demanded cigarettes and then fled on foot.
On August 7 at approximately 9:30 am RCMP arrested a 17-year-old male who faces numerous robbery, assault and weapons charges related to all four robberies.
A 23 year old Flin Flon man, a 20 year old Denare Beach man, a 16 year old Flin Flon female and an 18 year old Flin Flon man also face a variety of charges related to the robberies.