TABER - Taber Police have two youths in custody after a pair of robberies involving
The incidents occurred on May 29th and June 2nd. In one case, a man was robbed of property while in the basement of a home in
the 4900 block of 51st Avenue in Taber. It's alleged that a chrome coloured large
calibre magnum pistol was brandished by one of the accused during the
The second incident involved a man being driven to a secluded part of the
community, ordered to his knees by the youths at gun points, robbed of a small
amount of money and then shot twice with a BB gun. The victim was wounded but
did not require medical treatment.
A search warrant was conducted at a residence in Taber and the two firearms
were found and seized by police. They are a Dan Wesson 6" Co2 BB revolver, and a
Magnum Research Baby Desert Eagle Co2 BB gun.177 calibre.
The two youth remain in police custody and charges are pending.