Arrest made in robbery at Casey’s Liquor Store

RCMP have arrested a man in relation to the robbery of Casey’s Liquor Store on Sunday.

After releasing surveillance video of the suspect, Fort St. John RCMP says they received numerous tips identifying the male as Sean William Brown, a 24-year-old man from Chetwynd who comes to Fort St. John and Dawson Creek frequently.

 

RCMP are looking for this suspect in relation to a robbery at Casey's.
The screenshot from a surveillance video released earlier this week. (Fort St. John RCMP)

A man entered Casey’s Liquor Store on September 20th, and demanded an employee money, armed with a knife. He then fled the area on foot through the back alley.

On September 22nd, Brown was located in Chetwynd and arrested by members of the RCMP from Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope and Chetwynd, with Police Dog Services from Dawson Creek and Fort St. John assisting.

He has been charged with Robbery, Disguise With Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence and three counts of Fail to Comply with a Recognizance.

He was also arrested on six outstanding warrants from Fort St. John, Dawson Creek and Prince George.

These warrants were for:

  • Assault,
  • Assault with a Weapon,
  • Failure to Comply with a Recognizance

Brown is being held in custody, he will appear in court on October 7th.