26-year-old Robert Vernon Cardinal, of Inuvik, was arrested Sept. 29 on charges of forcible confinement, robbery, and disguise while committing an indictable offence.
Photo courtesy Inuvik RCMP.

RCMP say they’ve arrested a man wanted in connection with a Sept. 24 armed robbery.

Police say at approximately 4:30 p.m. they located the second suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Sept. 24. The other suspect was arrested at a nearby hotel on the day of the incident.

Robert Vernon Cardinal, 26, is charged with forcible confinement, robbery, and wearing a disguise while committing an indictable offence. He is scheduled to appear in court in Inuvik Sept. 30.

Timothy Dukeshire faces 10 charges under the criminal code, including robbery with a firearm. He is in custody and will appear in Yellowknife Territorial Court Oct. 5.

None of the charges against either individual have been proven in court.


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