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Lindsay Woman Facing Charges After Store Clerk Allegedly Threatened With A Knife

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 28-year-old Lindsay female is facing charges after an incident at a William Street North business.

At approximately 10:10pm on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, officers were called to a business on William Street North for a robbery.

It was reported that a female had entered the store and after an extended period of time and the clerk offered her assistance. Police say the female showed the clerk a knife and made threats.  She then took several items and left the store according to police. Officers attended the area and located a female matching the description given to police and took her into custody.

During a search of the accused, officers say they ocated a knife and stolen property.

As a result of the investigation, 28-year-old Melissa Marren of Lindsay has been charged with robbery with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000. The accused was held for a bail hearing and appeared in court on January 26, 2023. 


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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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