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Thief who robbed Subway store caught after unfriending employee on Facebook

By Mason White 9:47 AM April 1, 2016
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By: Chan Yuan
A man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop, was arrested after unfriending an employee on Facebook.

Police in Canada, were called after a man held a knife to a worker and demanded money.

The thief of Alberta, was captured after he unfriended the victim on Facebook, shortly after the robbery, a court Moncton was told.

20-year-old Ryley Smith admitted to robbing the Subway franchise with a knife while wearing a bandana on his face.

Smith jumped the counter and demanded the money from the register, which was about $750. Shortly after the robbery, the victim noticed that Smith unfriended him from the social networking site, which got him thinking that maybe Smith was the thief, according to court documents.

Smith pleaded guilty to armed robbery. Judge Irwin Lampert sentenced him to three and a half years in prison.