Saint John police arrest suspect in baseball bat robberies
Man arrested for allegedly robbing Pizza Delight and convenience store
Saint John police have arrested a man suspected of robbing two businesses over the weekend with a baseball bat.
Police said the first robbery was just before 11 p.m. Saturday at the Pizza Delight on Main Street, where a man allegedly demanded cash while holding a baseball bat.
In a news release, Staff Sgt. Tony Hayes said a store employee was "shaken up" but not injured.
On Sunday, just before 10 p.m., the same man allegedly entered a convenience store on Milford Road with a baseball bat and again demanded cash. No injuries were reported.
The same man is also a suspect in the theft of a power tool from Kent Building Supplies on Saturday, police said.
The man is to appear in court in Saint John on Tuesday to face charges, police said.