Pair arrested after Casa Loma robbery

Pair arrested after Casa Loma robbery Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery at the Casa Loma last week. On April 5 at around 11:15 p.m.

Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery at the Casa Loma last week.

On April 5 at around 11:15 p.m. Whitehorse RCMP received a 911 call from an employee of the bar reporting a robbery.

Witnesses told police two people entered the bar, one wearing an ATV helmet and the other a balaclava.

According to police the suspects approached the bartender and demanded money. The bartender was pushed to the ground and the suspects grabbed a handful of cash from the register before fleeing.

Police recovered what they believe to be the ATV helmet worn by one of the robbers. Investigators asked the public to help identify its owner.

Tyler Benson, 23, and Adam Cormack, 22 are each charged with robbery and disguise with intent to commit a criminal offence. The pair appeared in court Monday afternoon.

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