Woman charged with armed robberies including one at candy store

A Red Deer woman has been charged in connection with three robberies, including one where a clerk was threatened with a screwdriver.

A Red Deer woman has been charged in connection with three robberies, including one where a clerk was threatened with a screwdriver.

Jennifer Maychak, 34, has been charge with robbery with a weapon for the robbery at the Mac’s convenience story on Ross Street in Red Deer on Tuesday. A woman brandished a screwdriver and demanded money and cigarettes before fleeing to a waiting vehicle driven by a male.

Raymond McKnight , 30, has also been charged in connection with that robbery.

Maychak is also charge in connection with two other robberies, including a candy story robbery where a clerk was threatened with a spray can. A woman robbed the Candy Bag Sweet Shop at 6791 50th Ave. on April 18 just before 4:30 p.m.

No one was reported injured in the robberies.

Maychak has been remanded in custody and was to appear in Red Deer provincial court today. McKnight is due in court on June 3.