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Robbery interrupted by RCMP

On Saturday morning (Sept. 23), just after 9 a.m., Swan River RCMP were called to a report of a robbery in progress at a business on Main Street in Swan River.

Initial reports were that the male inside had a firearm and was damaging the property. A RCMP supervisor was able to speak to the male on the phone and get him to exit the building and turn himself in, within 45 minutes of the initial report, without incident or injury to any parties.

It was determined the male did not have a firearm but had caused significant damage to the property.

Twenty-six-year-old Colton Bone, of Brandon, is charged with Robbery, Uttering Threats, and Mischief Over $5,000. He remains in custody.