Violence in the City
Prince George, B.C. – Two violent incidents in Prince George last evening have resulted in the arrest of three people.
The first happened around 6:20 at the corner of Spruce Street and 15th Avenue. RCMP were called to the scene which had been called in as an armed robbery. When they arrived, they found two women, one aged 27, the other 41. Police were able to determine there had been a disagreement between the two and one had pulled a knife and tried to harm the other. There was no robbery, and the 27 year old was taken into custody and faces a charge of Assault with a weapon.
A little over 2 hours later, there was a report of an assault at a motel in the 1600 block of Central Street East. Officers responded and found a 43 year old male from the lower mainland had been bear sprayed and his wallet taken. Two suspects had left the scene in a vehicle.
The investigations led police to a residence in the 2100 block of Norwood Street. Two men, one aged 32, the other aged 29,were arrested at the residence. Both were held in custody overnight and will appear in court today to face a charge of armed robbery.