Arrested for robbery
Alberton man in court today after seniors home resident robbed.
A 46-year-old Alberton man has been charged with stealing a large amount of cash from an elderly man.
Allan Gallant faces charges of robbery, administering a noxious sedative, and uttering threats.
Gallant is in custody and will appear for a show cause hearing today in provincial court in Summerside.
RCMP Cpl. Steve MacDonald says the police continue to investigate the incident and notes police are looking to inteview other “persons of interest’’.
MacDonald says the alleged crimes against a 82-year-old Alberton man took place on Dec. 21.
The senior sought medical attention the day after the alleged robbery, was admitted for observation and released from hospital two days later.