Security Guard injured during robbery

Incident Date
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:00
Incident Number
P19043489
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-05-28

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the LCBO at 1010 Dawson Road following reports of a male and female attempting to steal alcohol just before 2:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27.

Officers learned the suspects were attempting to leave the store without paying for a bottle of alcohol when they were confronted by a security guard.

A struggle ensued between the security guard and male suspect. During this struggle the security guard and accused male broke through a window, causing cuts to the security guards jaw and neck area.

Despite these injuries, the security guard was able to gain control of the situation with assistance from a passerby. TBPS officers arrived and took the accused into custody.

The security guard was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences for treatment of his injuries.

Christopher Joseph WASWA, 32, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Robbery.

He appeared in court Tuesday and was remanded with a future appearance date.

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