Police charge man with robbing senior citizen in Alberton

Published on January 4, 2016

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Allan Gallant facing numerous counts from incident on Dec. 21

ALBERTON – A 46 year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery of cash from an 82-year-old senior in Alberton last month.

Allan Gallant now faces charges of robbery, administering a noxious thing, and uttering threats, all arising from an incident on Dec.  21, says a statement issued today by the RCMP.

Gallant is now in jail and will appear for a hearing on Jan. 5 at Prince County provincial court to determine if he should stay in jail until his next court appearance.

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The RCMP says it is continuing the investigation.