The Regina Police Service made an arrest after putting forth an extensive investigation into a street robbery that occurred at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Robinson Street. The robbery occurred at around 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 on the street.
Police were dispatched to the area of 5th Avenue and Robinson Street after a female victim reported via 911 that she had been robbed by a group of females. The suspects surrounded the victim as she was walking home and blocked her path. The suspects then began to hit the victim with both fists and feet in the form of punches and kicks. The victim had her purse and all of its contents stolen from her. The victim suffered minor injuries, but did not require medical attention.
Members of the Regina Police Service quickly flooded the area and began a search for the suspects. Eventually, the police were able to catch up to some females they believed were involved in the aforementioned robbery.
A young person has been charged with one count of robbery and a breach of probation in conjunction with this robbery incident.
This incident is still under further investigation. Anyone who has information that could help police solve this crime is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The Regina Police Service thanks the public and the media for their assistance in this matter.