The Terrace RCMP detachment

Charges laid in armed robbery earlier this year

Suspect to appear in provincial court this fall

Charges have now been laid from an armed robbery at a convenience store in February 2017.

Robert Gordon Michael Elliott, 39, has been charged with robbery, disguise with intent, and use imitation firearm in commission of offence.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Feb. 2, Terrace RCMP responded to a robbery at the Terrace 7-11, reported police at that time.

A Caucasian man wearing a scarf, green plaid jacket with a hood, and a black baseball hat entered the store and pointed what appeared to be an air soft rifle at employees and then stole cash and a large amount of lottery tickets, said police.

The man was tracked from the 7-11 store into the railyard and then eastbound towards the Sande Overpass where the track was lost, added police. The Terrace Police Dog Service and the Terrace Forensic Identification Section assisted with the investigation.

Elliott is scheduled to appear in Terrace Provincial Court on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

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