Assault and robbery outside Thompson Walmart leads to arrest

A vicious assault and robbery outside the Walmart in Thompson June 18 has led to an arrest.

A man was punched, had his head stomped on and was kicked while down on the ground during the assault, which was captured on video by a bystander and reported to Thompson RCMP by multiple witnesses. The victim was then robbed of his belongings.

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On June 20, police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the incident. He faces multiple charges, including robbery and uttering threats. He was remanded into custody.

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