New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit has arrested 20-year-old Ryan Norman Kevin Nielson in connection with an armed robbery that took place around 10 p.m. July 19.
Nielson was arrested about 2:30 p.m., July 20 on Forbes Street, the street where the robbery occurred.
The victim reported a man had a firearm and robbed him of his personal items. The suspect fled the area and police and K-9 were called in and searched the area.
The 20-year-old was charged with robbery with an offensive weapon and with breaching probation.