Online phone sale ends in alleged assault, robbery in Georgetown
Published October 13, 2022 at 12:22 pm
Halton police are investigating after an online phone sale resulted in an alleged assault and robbery in Georgetown.
According to police, the robbery occurred on Oct. 7 at approximately 10:45 p.m.
Constable Ryan Anderson, Media Relations Officer for Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS), told insauga.com that the victim was selling a phone online and arranged a pickup at their residence.
According to Anderson, two suspects entered the residence and attempted to grab the phone and run away.
Anderson said that after a struggle ensued, the victim was punched by one of the suspects before they fled in a vehicle with the phone.
A possible third suspect was waiting in the vehicle, according to Anderson.
The first suspect is described as a Black male with a slim build, between 5’9 to 5’10 with black hair and was wearing a black top and red pants.
The second suspect is described as a Black male with a slim build, between 5’9 to 5’10 and was wearing black clothes and a black hat.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising