Halton police have arrested a 30-year-old man following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Oakville.
Officers were called to the Piggy Mart convenience store on Lakeshore Rd. at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a robbery.
Police arrested Ronald Marwick, of Oakville, as he attempted to leave the store.
Investigators say Marwick was in possession of a loaded homemade firearm that was designed to fire a 12 gauge shotgun shell, a conducted energy weapon disguised as a flashlight and 12 more shotgun shells.
Marwick is also accused of smashing the security cameras during the robbery and breaking the window of a parked vehicle and stealing miscellaneous documents.
He is facing several charges including mischief, robbery using a firearm and unauthorized possession of a weapon.
Armed man w/ loaded homemade shotgun, robbed a convenience store & walked out only to be arrested by one of our #finest arriving onscene. Our officers continue to do their best at #emergency response: https://t.co/NLYzivEKoE @HRPSOak pic.twitter.com/5hmBeK62X1
— Deputy Duraiappah (@DeputyNish) November 29, 2017