A Kapuskasing man has been arrested for robbery.

Police were called to an armed robbery at a convenience store on Riverside Drive at 1:45am Thursday morning.

Officers responding to the call said they found a man with a weapon near the scene and promptly made an arrest.

The 34-year-old man stole money from the register as well as a few items from the store before fleeing.

Police say the man is being charged with armed robbery, carrying a weapon and obstruction of justice.

The OPP say the accused will be held in custody until his court date scheduled for May 19th in Cochrane.