Another brazen street level robbery: two suspects charged

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Another brazen street level robbery: two suspects charged
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Detective Barry Malciw

Detective Barry Malciw

Detective Barry Malciw was the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Services. He is a detective of the Halton Regional Police Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team.

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​Halton Regional Police Service have arrested two suspects for their involvement in a brazen street level robbery.

On March 29, 2018, shortly before 12:00 pm, Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a robbery incident that occurred in an apartment building near the area of Bronte Road and Dundas Street, in the town of Oakville. A female suspect had coerced a male party to her apartment unit under the rouse of asking for assistance with a lodged door. The victim was then assaulted and robbed of his cellular telephone before managing to escape to a nearby construction site.

Responding officers were able to quickly locate the suspect who at that point was in the company of a male party. While police were attempting to affect the female’s arrest, the male party assaulted two of the officers on scene and fled on foot. Moments later the male party was located and arrested by HRPS K9 officers. The victim received minor injuries. The stolen cellular telephone was recovered by police.

Felicia Housen (26) of Oakville was charged with:

  1. Robbery with Violence
  2. Forcible Confinement
  3. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  4. Resist Arrest

Cory Omar Chung (22) of no fixed address was charged with:

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  1. Assault Peace Officer
  2. Assault Peace Officer Cause Bodily Harm
  3. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  4. Escape Lawful Custody
  5. Obstruct Police
  6. Fail to Comply with Undertaking
  7. Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine)

Both accused were held for bail.

Anyone who may have additional information concerning this investigation of the brazen street level robbery can contact Halton Regional Police Detective Barry Malciw at 905-825-4747 ext. 2218. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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