Police charge 16 year-old with three knife-point robberies in Whitby

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Published March 10, 2022 at 10:49 am

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Investigators have identified a 16-year-old responsible for three knife-point robberies that happened in Whitby in the past month.

On Tuesday, March 8, members of Central West Division responded to a street level robbery near the Whitby Civic Centre on Rossland Road East after a victim was robbed at knifepoint of their cellphone. The suspect met the victim at this location after making arrangements through an online selling app.

Investigators were able to identify a 16-year-old Whitby boy and link him to two other knife-point robberies as well. The youth is charged with three counts of Robbery and three counts of Utter Threats and Possess Weapons While Committing an Offence.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to call Det. Ormonde of the Central West Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1827.

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