A man who was allegedly stealing items at a store before pulling a weapon on a staff member when confronted has been charged with robbery.
Following the incident, Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said, police were called to a business in the 600-block of Seymour Street downtown on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 5:20 a.m.
A suspect description led to the arrest of a suspect a few blocks away, at Battle Street and Third Avenue, shortly thereafter.
Noel Albert Larkin, 26, of Kamloops, is charged with robbery. He remains in custody until his next court date, which is set for Nov. 28.
Anyone who has information related to the incident, but who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-41495.