Haldimand OPP has charged 30-year-old Justin Marshall of Norfolk County with two counts of robbery with a weapon, after he was arrested in Hagersville, yesterday.
He was held for a bail hearing at Provincial Court in Cayuga.
The charges stem back to an incident on February 3 of this year when a woman exiting her vehicle in the rear parking lot of the Libro Credit Union in Hagersville, was approached by a man brandishing an edged weapon who demanded her vehicle keys.
The suspect took the vehicle and fled west bound on King Street East to Indian Line where he stopped at the Stop & Save Gas and Variety on Indian Line. He entered the kiosk, brandished a firearm and demanded cash from the clerk.
He fled the store in the same vehicle with a quantity of Canadian currency. While leaving the store lot, the vehicle struck a guard post by the fuel pumps.
Three days later, a citizen reported a vehicle had been left parked behind a building on Alma Street South, Hagersville for several days. It proved to be the stolen vehicle and was held for expert examination. The OPP Forensic Identification Services assisted with the investigation and the Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit identified a suspect. A warrant was obtained for his arrest.
Yesterday his chickens came home to roost as officers located Marshall on Alma Street in Hagersville where he was arrested without incident.