On May 26, 2018 at approximately 1245 pm. police were dispatched to the 5000 block of 4th Avenue for a report of an armed robbery.
A male victim was walking in the back alley in the 5000 block of 4th Avenue when he was approached by a male who demanded he turn over his money and his cigarettes. When the victim refused, the male brandished a knife and once again told the victim to turn over his money. The victim escaped the scene, and called the police, who quickly flooded the area in search of the suspect. The victim was not harmed, nor did he lose any property.
Police quickly located a male matching the suspect’s description. After a short foot pursuit, the police were able to arrest the suspect without struggle.
JOHN DEMARAIS (1992/02/25) of Regina was charged with armed robbery and for carrying a concealed weapon. DEMARAIS will appear in court on Monday, May 28, 2018.