Oakville Teens Charged in Armed Robbery of Relay Runner

Oakville Teens Charged in Armed Robbery of Relay Runner
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Staff Sergeant Dave Cross

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Sgt. Dave Cross #1932 is the Media Relations Officer with the Halton Regional Police Service. His office is located at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON.

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Halton Regional Police Service have arrested two Oakville men after runners in an overnight relay race were robbed at gun point and shots were fired.

In the early morning hours, a male runner in the race was running West on Lakeshore Rd W in Oakville when he was confronted by two males. The two males demanded his wallet and money and showed him a hand gun before pushing him to the ground. Other runners who were approaching the incident attempted to intervene and assist the first victim.

One of the accused turned and threatened the other runners with the gun before he fired several shots at both runners. The one female victim was crazed across her nose by a pellet and luckily all the other shots missed. No medical treatment was needed.

The accused fled on foot and were located nearby by police. The firearm was determined to be a pellet gun.

All the victims were residents of the United States who were visting Ontario for the Relay Race. They all continued with the race.


Justin Culos 18yrs of Oakville has been charged with Robbery with a Firearm, Assault, Possession of a controlled substance, and failure to comply with probation

Luka Zivkov 18yrs of Oakville is charged with robbery with a firearm, assault, discharge of a firearm, and pointing a firearm.


Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 x2215, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(847), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

Originator: Detective Mark Underwood, Oakville – CIB, 905-878-5511 Ext 2218

Contact: Detective Mark Underwood, Oakville – CIB, 905-878-5511 Ext 2218



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