Welland man arrested for Niagara Falls robbery

File shot of Niagara Regional Police cruisers.

File shot of Niagara Regional Police cruisers.

Robbery took place Sunday

Niagara Regional Police arrested a Welland man after a Niagara Falls woman was allegedly robbed Sunday afternoon.
Police said the 55-year-old woman reported that when she was leaving a bank, in the area of Lundy’s Lane and Dorchester Rd., a male entered her car through the passenger side door.
“He pointed a knife at the victim and demanded cash. She handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect then fled the area, in his own vehicle,” police said in a release.
The victim suffered a minor injury as a result of this incident, but did not require medical attention.
Detectives, with the assistance of uniform officers, from Niagara Falls and Welland, located and arrested 32-year-old Todd Mayer of Welland.
Mayer was charged with one count of robbery and one count of failing to comply with a probation order. 

Man and women steal from home

Two St. Catharines residents were arrested and charged by Niagara Regional Police after an alleged robbery Friday morning.
Police said they were called to a Centre St. address at 4 a.m. and upon arrival were told by a male victim that he awoke to discover a male and female in his residence.
“The male and female, who were armed with a knife, stole several items from the residence and fled the area. An initial investigation by uniform officers led to the location of the male suspect who was subsequently arrested,” police said in a release.
They also said the victim and suspects were all known to each other, and the victim was not injured.
As a result of further investigation, the female suspect was located and arrested on Monday.
Charged with robbery, break and enter, and fail to comply with recognizance was John Cooley, 37. Also charged with robbery, break and enter was Magon Eyahpaise, 25. 
They were both held in custody pending bail hearings.


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