The Regina Police Service is investigating two robberies which happened on Tuesday night, October 20, 2020. Investigators have no evidence at this time to suggest the two incidents are related, but they did occur in the same area, so police are hoping someone may have information that could help solve either or both of these cases.
On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, a robbery came to police attention when officers were called to hospital for a male who had sustained wounds caused by a bladed weapon. The 24 year-old male was the victim of a robbery that happened sometime before 7:00 p.m. in the 1300 block of Robinson Street. The male victim stated an unknown male approached him as he was walking and demanded the victim’s belongings. When the victim refused, there was a fight and the suspect produced a bladed weapon, striking the victim several times. The suspect fled and the victim got to the hospital via taxi. The suspect is described as a male, 6’ tall, thin build, wearing a black hat, black sweater and black pants.
The second robbery happened around 8:48 p.m. in the 1200 block of Cameron Street. In this case, a male resident on the block reported he was trying to stop an unknown male from taking a Shopvac from a neighbour’s back yard. The 72 year-old victim stated he was assaulted by the suspect who robbed him of his phone and credit cards. The suspect was described as being 30-35 years old, dressed in black and riding a bicycle, pulling a trailer. Police located the trailer and Shopvac in the area, but did not locate the suspect or the bicycle. The victim of the assault and robbery cancelled his credit and debit cards. The officers made attempts to locate the phone, but it was turned off, presumably by the suspect.
Anyone who has information that could assist in either of these investigations is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). The Regina Police Service thanks the media and the public for their assistance on this matter.