Niagara Falls man charged with robbing St. Catharines gas station at gunpoint


Published January 25, 2022 at 11:21 am

Niagara Police have charged a Niagara Falls man after a St. Catharines gas station was robbed at gunpoint last Friday.

The police were called to the Shell gas station at 389 Ontario Street around 10:45 pm on January 21 for an armed robbery alert.

A half hour earlier, a man entered the store, waved a gun at the clerk and bolted on foot with some stolen items. The clerk was unharmed.

After an investigation, Niagara Police charged Marcel M. McGrath, 40, of Niagara Falls with:

  • Robbery (Firearm)
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Disguised with intent

He  was held in custody pending a bail hearing that took place on Sunday (January 23).

The investigation remains ongoing with detectives with Niagara Police. Anyone who may have been in the area, who may have information, or anyone who has video surveillance is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, ext. 1008429.

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