A Chatham man is in custody following an alleged armed robbery on the weekend.

Police officials allege on Saturday morning, around 5 a.m. a man attended 7-11 on Grand Avenue West in Chatham wearing a bandana concealing part of his face while carrying a sawed off rifle.

The man demanded money from the cashier, however when he realized there was no cash in the till, he left the store.

The man crossed St. Clair Street and while in the area of Forest Street, he discharged one round from his rifle which passed through a second floor bedroom window on Joseph Street, police allege.

No one was injured in either incident.

Through investigation, the man responsible was identified and arrested on Tuesday night.

A 21-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been charged with robbery with a weapon, wearing a disguise with intent, possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, careless use of a firearm and mischief endangering life.

He was transported to the court house yesterday pending a bail hearing. He has been held in custody pending a future court date of May 22, 2018.