Suspect in attempted Merritt convenience store robbery arrested.
The incident at the Coldwater Corner Market in Merritt occurred Tuesday evening.
Earlier today Merritt RCMP Cpl Brock Hedrick confirms a 44 year-old Merritt resident was arrested at her residence without incident.
"We have been actively following up on leads and earlier today were able to identify a suspect, and arrest her."
Hedrick says the local woman remains in custody, and is facing a charge of both robbery and assault with a weapon.
She is expected to make her first appearance in court next week.