The man arrested for an armed robbery incident in Saanich Tuesday will make his first court appearance Friday.
Michael Godolphin, 37, was arrested Thursday afternoon just after 2:30 pm in Courtenay and faces multiple criminal code offences.
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Saanich police say the charges stem from armed robberies in Saanich and other offences that happened in Courtenay Thursday.
Police began looking for Godolphin after he allegedly pulled a black handgun on a London Drugs’ Loss Prevention Officer who had stopped him after a shoplifting incident at Saanich Centre mall.
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Godolphin allegedly fled to the Lochside Regional Trail where Saanich Police say he allegedly robbed a cyclist of a black electric bike.
Authorities considered Godolphin armed and dangerous.