Thanks to a tip from the public, Brandon Letendre, 36, was located and arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. He has since been remanded and is charged with robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, possession of a controlled substance and other outstanding criminal warrants.
The EPS would like the thank the public and the media for their assistance with this investigation.
At approximately 8:35 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, Northwest Division officers were called to the report of a stabbing on a transit bus in the area of 112 Avenue and 95 Street.
It was reported to police that a male stabbed a passenger after attempting to steal the passenger’s backpack. The suspect then exited the bus and fled the area on foot.
EMS responded, treated and transported the 55-year-old male passenger to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He has since been released. No other injuries were reported.
The suspect and passenger were not known to one another.