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Fort St. John RCMP says aggressive panhandler is in custody

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John RCMP tweeted on Tuesday, as a result of numerous complaints regarding an aggressive panhandler named ‘Neal’ is now in custody.

The tweets said that an RCMP member put together a comprehensive court package and Neal had remanded into custody.


Neal Apsassin is currently in custody as he has been charged with two counts of Mischief of $5000.00 or under. The charges come from incidents on July, 12th, 2019 and the second on August 19th, 2019.

Apsassin is due back in court on Thursday, September 12th, 2019, at 9:30 am.

Apsassin is known on social media due to his approach in panhandling and asking for $10, according to local chat groups, a FB group was made in light of his actions.

To view the criminal file; CLICK HERE

To view the FB Group; CLICK HERE

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