A Nova Scotia man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a pedestrian in Moncton.
Around 8:30 Wednesday morning, Codiac RCMP say a man walking along Shediac Road was approached by another man who allegedly pulled out a knife and demanded money.
When the victim said he didn’t have any, the man followed him to a gas station where the victim could withdraw money from a bank machine.
Police say a store employee called 911 when the victim said he was being robbed.
Mounties along with a police dog tracked the suspect to a nearby hotel but he wasn’t found.
The suspect was located four hours later travelling with a woman in a vehicle near the Confederation Bridge.
Thirty-year-old Demarqus Beals of Dartmouth remains in custody and is facing several charges including armed robbery.
A 27-year-old woman was questioned and later released.