St. Catharines robbery suspect arrested

Niagara police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a robbery in St. Catharines.

Police say a woman was assaulted and robbed by a male suspect in the area of Page Street and Queen Street in December.

She suffered minor injuries.

Police released surveillance video after the robbery.

Jhon Flores of St Catharines was arrested Thursday morning.

Following his arrest, police found drugs and an imitation firearm concealed in his waistband.

Flores is facing numerous charges including carrying a concealed weapon, possesion of property obtained by crime and trafficking charges.

He appears in court today for a bail hearing.