Nelson police say a person was robbed by two men downtown on June 29. File photo

Nelson police say a person was robbed by two men downtown on June 29. File photo

Two men arrested after alleged robbery in Nelson

Police say the men and victim knew each other

Two Nelson men were arrested after a robbery downtown on June 29.

Nelson Police Department said a victim was allegedly held up by a 22-year-old man and another 24-year-old man on the 800 block of Vernon Street.

The men were using an imitation firearm and knife. The victim, who the men knew, was stripped down during the incident.

Police said the 22 year old was arrested early the next morning, and is now also facing a trafficking charge.

Both he, and the 24 year old who was also arrested later on June 30, are facing four charges related to the robbery.

Vehicle stolen

Nelson police say a vehicle was stolen early July 2.

Keys had been left inside the unlocked vehicle, which had been parked on the 600 block of Ward Street. Police say the vehicle was later recovered in Castlegar.

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