Peterborough woman charged following two convenience store robberies

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A 33-year-old Peterborough woman has been arrested and charged following two convenience store robberies.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017, a woman entered a Charlotte Street convenience store, brandished a knife and demanded that the clerk turn over cash from the register. The clerk handed over an amount of money and the woman fled the store.

On July 10, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m. the woman returned to the same location and again brandished a knife and attempted to steal cigarettes. A brief altercation took place and the woman fled the store with the clerk’s cell phone.

As a result of the investigation on July 11, 2017, the woman was identified and arrested in the area of Aylmer and Simcoe Streets.

Jennifer Harrison-Gallimore, 33, of Stewart Street, is charged with robbery with a weapon X2.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (July 12).