UPDATE: Suspect in New Brunswick Armed Robbery Arrested in B.C.
A 26-year-old Bathurst man, wanted in New Brunswick for armed robbery, has been apprehended in Prince George, British Columbia. Prince George RCMP took Ronald Albert Canuel into custody at approximately 4 p.m. on Friday. RCMP say Canuel was arrested without incident.
Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on July 10, a man entered the Caisse Populaire Restigouche on Roseberry Street in Campbellton armed with a gun and demanded money from an employee, RCMP say. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a grey or silver car.
Three charges were laid against 26-year-old Ronald Albert Canuel on Tuesday in Caraquet Provincial Court, including robbery with a firearm, wearing a mask in the commission of an offence and failure to comply with a firearm prohibition order. A Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest.
From earlier post:
Canuel is described as 5' 8" tall, approximately 150 lbs. with blonde hair and blue eyes. He has several tattoos (see photos), including the following:
A small star under his right eye
"DFA" written on his neck
"Royalty Loyalty" written on his collar bone
"Ronnie" written on his right forearm
"No Mercy" written on his upper back
Tribal symbol on his right shoulder
"Family First" written on his neck
A microphone on his left upper arm
"I'll Live and Die for my family" written on his chest
Canuel is considered armed and dangerous. It is believed he may be en route to British Columbia. The public is advised not to approach him and to contact police immediately by calling 911.
If you have any information about this robbery or the suspect. please contact the Northeast District RCMP at 506‑393-3000 or New Brunswick Crime Stoppers by visiting www.crimenb.ca, calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637).