Calgary, AB,

Woman charged in string of robberies

The Calgary Police Service Robbery Unit has charged a woman in connection with a series of commercial robberies and a bank robbery that occurred earlier this month.

On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, between approximately 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., three commercial robberies and one bank robbery were carried out by a female suspect. The woman first entered the Subway restaurant in the 2000 block of 18 Avenue N.E., followed by a 7-Eleven in the 300 block of 16 Avenue N.E., and then the Petro-Canada gas station in the 600 block of 16 Avenue N.E. The woman then entered the RBC in the 700 block of Northmount Drive N.W.

In each robbery, the woman brandished a weapon and demanded money. She was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of money from two of the locations.

No one was injured and no property was damaged as a result of the robberies.

Christine Shirley WEBB, 28, of no-fixed-address, has been charged with four counts of robbery. She will appear in court today, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.