RCMP has laid charges against 39-year-old Oliver Bugle in relation to the armed robbery at the Hungry Horse Saloon on Jan. 24, 2016. Bugle was charged with Robbery, Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Mischief. He was remanded in RCMP custody and appeared in Wetaskiwin court on Jan. 26, 2016 where he plead guilty to the charge of Robbery. He remains in custody.
RCMP effected the arrest of a male following an investigation into an armed robbery at the Hungry Horse Saloon.
On Jan. 24, 2016 at 8:19 p.m. the RCMP received a complaint of a robbery with a knife at the Saloon. The male involved grabbed the saloon employee by her shirt and demanded that she open the till and give him the money. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.
The victim received a minor injury during the assault by the male suspect, but did not require medical attention.
As a result of an investigation with the assistance of Maskwacis RCMP, Police Dog Services and the public, the male suspect was arrested on Jan. 25, 2016 without incident and is currently in RCMP custody.
The investigation remains ongoing and further information will be provided once there is an update.