Male Pedestrian robbed by a Teenager in Westmount

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​On Saturday, December 9, 2017, shortly after 11:00pm Halton Regional Police responded to the report of a robbery of a male pedestrian near the area of Pine Glen Road and Postmaster Drive in the Town of Oakville. This robbery took place the Westmount community and close to Emile Carr Public School.

The male pedestrian was walking in the area when he was confronted by a group of 6 male youths. One of the youths produced an expandable baton and demanded the victim’s jacket. The jacket was turned over to the suspect. No injuries were sustained.

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Halton Regional Police identified the male party responsible for the robbery.

A male youth (14) from Oakville was charged with:

  1. Robbery
  2. Utter Threats
  3. Possession of Weapons for Dangerous Purpose
  4. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  5. Breach of Recognizance

Anyone with information regarding this robbery of this male pedestrian is asked to contact Detective Barry Malciw of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team at 905-825-4747 ext 2218. Tips can be forwarded to Crime Stoppers; “See Something, Hear Something, Say Something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.crimestoppers.ca or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

Halton Regional Police Service would like to remind the public that a charge is not a conviction. Police lay charges. The courts determine guilt or innocence.

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Readers Comments (2)

  1. Dave says:

    Breach of Recognizance… so, this violent individual has already been released on other charges. Therefore, although it would never happen, his freedom needs to be revoked and he should be locked up over the holidays, just to keep the public safe… as for his parent(s), they obviously can’t control him. So, he can’t be returned home. What’s wrong with this world.

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    • Andy says:

      At 14 doing this, what’s it going to be at 16, 18…? Of course he should be locked, and sent for correction while there still might be time to figure out what is wrong with him.

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