A cross-territory manhunt has ended in Inuvik after RCMP arrested two men suspected of two armed robberies and a break and enter in Whitehorse on Jan. 18.

Whitehorse RCMP published a news release stating the believed the two men had traveled north to Inuvik Jan. 19. Police asked residents to be on the look out for a stolen Black 2001 Acura MDX connected with the crimes.

A joint effort of Whitehorse and Inuvik RCMP lead to the first suspect being apprehended Jan. 20 and the second the next day.

Timothy McKay, 21, has been charged with two counts of armed robbery, one count of break and enter, uttering threats, possession of a dangerous weapon, five counts of breach of a probation order and three counts of breach of recognizance.

Corey Robert Cardinal, 32, is charged with two counts of armed robbery, two counts of assaulting a peace officer causing bodily harm, two counts of assaulting a peace officer, one count of resisting arrest and one count of break and enter and seven  counts of breach of probation order.

No court dates have been set.

Eric Bowling

Your source for all things happening in the Beaufort Delta. Eric jumped at the chance to write for the Inuvik Drum after cutting his teeth in Alberta. He enjoys long walks, loud music and strong coffee....

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