New robbery charges after convenience store robbery

New charges have been laid against a man already in custody after being arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery of a Red Deer convenience store.

New charges have been laid against a man already in custody after being arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery of a Red Deer convenience store.

Robert Richards, 30, was arrested late in July in connection with a robbery at the Express 24 store on Howarth Street on July 29.

New charges read in Red Deer provincial court on Tuesday allege that Richards armed himself with an axe and robbed the same store on July 10.

Richards remains in custody at Red Deer Remand Centre awaiting his next court appearance on Aug. 22.

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