Wood Buffalo RCMP charge Edmonton man with armed robbery

41 year old Christoper Ulrich has been remanded into police custody until his next court appearance on Aug 8


A 41-year-old man from Edmonton was arrested near the Gregoire Lake Provincial Park on Tuesday after RCMP received reports of shots being fired.

Police say that a verbal interaction occurred between the suspect and another individual leading to the man making threats and discharging a firearm near the woman and taking her cellphone.

According to the RCMP, the suspect then fled in his vehicle and was located shortly after with the stolen cellphone.

Christopher Ulrich has been charged with robbery with a firearm, discharging a firearm while being reckless, two counts of possessing a weapon contrary to order, possessing a restricted and a prohibited weapon without the proper licences or registration, and uttering threats.

Ulrich is in police custody until his next court appearance, which is scheduled for Aug. 8 in Fort McMurray provincial court.



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