Man arrested in connection with taxi cab theft

Fort St. John RCMP has arrested an individual in connection with a stealing a taxi cab early Sunday morning. Michael Pouce Coupe was identified on surveilance, and was arrested on August 19.

The Wonowon resident has been charged with robbery and will be making an appearance in court on September 23.

The driver of the cab picked up the suspect at the Chevron Gas Station and was instructed to drive to the Howard Johnson Hotel. Upon arrival the driver was assaulted, thrown out of the vehicle, and the cab was subsequently stolen.

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