Attempted robbery at marijuana dispensary

Police in Cawston arrested two people, after an attempted robbery at a marijuana dispensary last Monday.

According to a news release, it happened around noon.

A man forced his way into the store, wielding a corkscrew, and demanded money and marijuana.

One clerk was struck with the corkscrew and suffered minor injuries, but a second staff member wrestled with the man and threw him out of the store. 

The suspect left the area in a silver volkswagen Golf, and after evading police for a short while, it was found in Osoyoos.

One suspect managed to flee, however, a 31 year old man and a 25 year old woman were taken into custody.

The identity of the third suspect has been confirmed, and police continue to search.