Suspected arrested after multiple robberies with a knife

Fort St John

2023-06-21 07:31 PDT

File # 2023-4726, 2023-5930

On Monday, May 15, 2023, at just after 8pm in the evening, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a robbery at a business located on the 9500 block of 100th Street, Fort St John (file 2023-4726 refers).

The female suspect brandished a knife, received an undisclosed amount of cash, took various vape oil products and fled the scene.

On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at just after 9pm in the evening, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a robbery at a business located on the 10400 block of 100th Street, Fort St John (file 2023-5930 refers).

The female suspect brandished a knife, demanded cash and cigarettes and then fled the scene.

On Saturday, June 17, 2023, at approximately 2:30am, a frontline police officer was conducting proactive patrols in the area of 96th Street and 100th Avenue when a woman approached the police vehicle to speak to the office. The officer recognised the woman as the suspect and arrested her for both robberies, locating a knife in her possessions at the time of arrest.

Frontline police officers obtained video surveillance and followed up extensively on numerous leads in both instances, said Constable Chad Neustaeter, Media Relations Officer for the Fort St John RCMP. The diligent and thorough investigations made it possible for this officer to be aware, recognize and arrest this woman.

Tanya Noseworthy is facing criminal charges of Robbery (2 counts), Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (3 counts), Disguise with Intent (2 counts) and Obstruction of Justice.

Noseworthy was held for court and has been remanded into custody until July 4, 2023.

Released by:

Cst. Chad Neustaeter
Media Relations Officer
Fort St John RCMP
10648 100th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 3Z6
Office: 250-787-8100
Fax: 250-787-8133

Email: chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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