Suspect nabbed over 2014 Birks robbery with crowbars

Police in Saskatoon say another suspect, the third of four, has been arrested in connection with the brazen daylight robbery of a jewelry store.

Suspects used crowbars to smash counters in brazen daylight robbery

Police in Saskatoon say a third suspect has been arrested over a 2014 jewelry store robber. (CBC)

Police in Saskatoon say another suspect, the third of four, has been arrested in connection with the brazen — and violent — daylight robbery of a jewelry store in 2014.

The suspect, a 23-year-old man, was arrested by police in Montreal and will be transported to Saskatoon to answer to charges of robbery, wearing a disguise while committing a crime and conspiracy to commit arson.

A fourth suspect in the case, who is also from Montreal, is still on the loose.

According to police, four men wielding crowbars smashed the interior of a Birks store on the 100 block of 3rd Avenue S, on Feb. 14, 2014. They took off with a bunch of Rolex watches and other jewelry.  

About 90 minutes after the robbery, a vehicle was found — on fire — near Bottomly Avenue and Osler Street. Police said the events were connected.

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