77 year old assaulted, choked during robbery in Prince Rupert

On November 19th at approximately 5:15 PM, RCMP were called to the New Moon Restaurant in Prince Rupert for a Robbery.

~Contributed by the Prince Rupert RCMP

On November 19th, 2011 at approximately 5:15 PM, Police were called to the New Moon Restaurant at 628 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC for a Robbery.

The victim, owner of the restaurant 77 years old, was assaulted during the Robbery. Two males that are Prince Rupert residents were arrested in connection with this occurrence.  39 Year old Jerome Stevens was Arrested on November 20th, 2011 and is charged with Robbery and Choke to Overcome Resistance. Stevens is currently in custody awaiting further court dates.

42 year old Anthony Brown was arrested on November 19th, 2011 and is charged with Robbery. BROWN was released on a Promise to Appear, to appear on a later date.