Male Youth Charged in Robbery
A fourteen year old male has been charged following an investigation into a robbery on Friday night.
On Friday, March 17, 2023, at approximately 9:40 p.m., police attended to the 4500 block of Gordon Road for a report of a robbery.
The victim had contacted the police to report he had been approached by a group of males and one of them had a firearm. The male with the firearm demanded the victim’s wallet. The victim was not injured during this incident.
Police located the suspect in the area of the robbery and he was arrested without incident. A CO2 handgun was recovered.
The youth cannot be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The male is charged with the following:
- Armed Robbery Using a Firearm, s. 344(1)(A.1) CC;
- Fail to Comply with a Condition of a Release Order, s. 145(5)(a).
The youth will make his first court appearance on these charges in Youth Court on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.