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Charges laid in attempted robbery

A 29-year old woman is facing charges in related to an attempted robbery on Fredericton’s Northside.

Just after 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 9, 2021, Fredericton Police responded to Walmart at on Fredericton’s Northside for a reported attempted robbery. Upon police arrival, the female suspect had fled in a vehicle.

A short time later, officers responded to a single vehicle rollover in the 900-block of Union Street. It was quickly learned that the sole occupant of the vehicle was the suspect from the attempted robbery. She was transported to hospital as a precaution, and later released into police custody.

Megan McGovern, of Oromocto, NB, faces the following charges:

  • Attempted robbery
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Pointing a firearm

Megan McGovern remains in custody and will return to court again on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.

File reference: 21-25722