Police charge St. Catharines man in connection to gas station robbery


Published September 22, 2022 at 9:40 am

Niagara Police have charged a St. Catharines man in connection to the September 12 robbery at a gas station on St. Paul St West.

On that day, police were called to the Esso station at 179 St. Paul St W and discovered a man entered the convenience store portion armed with a handgun. He took a chocolate bar, cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash from the till before taking off on foot.

Yesterday (September 21), police arrested Nicholas R. Selvig, 40, of St. Catharines and charged him with disguise with intent to commit a crime and robbery with a firearm.

He is being held in custody for a video bail hearing to be held today at the courthouse in St. Catharines.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to contact detectives by calling 905-688-4111, extension 1009482.


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