On Wednesday March 14, 2018, at around 11:45 pm, a man was removed by security from a bar on Richmond Street near Central Avenue. After being removed the man waved a knife at members of the bar’s security. He then entered a restaurant, threatened the staff with his knife and told them to empty the till.
After the staff gave him an undisclosed amount of cash, the man attempted to leave the establishment when members of the London Police arrived. He then went back inside to try to hide and assaulted an employee.
London Police then entered the restaurant and apprehended the man.
27 year old Jason Fernandes of London is being charged with:
- Armed robbery
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon and
- Breach of probation
The victims of the robbery did not sustain any injuries.