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Armed robbery in Lakefield
July 28, 2017
On July 23, 2017 a Lakefield gas station was robbed at gunpoint. A male entered the business wearing a mask and carrying a firearm. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money from the business and then left the area in a vehicle.
Police searched the area and found the suspect and his vehicle at a Coyle Crescent address. As a result of the police investigation 42 year-old Jason Nichols of Coyle Crescent in Lakefield was arrested and charged with:
• Robbery using Firearm
• Firearm – Use while committing Offence
• Disguise with Intent
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
The accused was held in custody and appeared before the courts on July 24.