Two Youths Arrested in Oakville Robbery

Posted On Wednesday April 07, 2021

On April 5, 2021 at approximately 2:15 am, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to the area of White Oaks Secondary School for a report of a robbery. Police learned two males were picked up by a taxi in Hamilton and driven to Oakville. Upon arrival the males attempted to flee on foot and avoid paying the transportation fee.

During the incident, the cab driver was assaulted and sustained minor physical injuries.

HRPS investigated the incident and on April 6, 2021, a 14 year old male and 16 year old male were arrested for robbery and fraudulently obtain transportation.

In accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act, neither youth can be identified.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Andre Giglia at the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext. 2282.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

 

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca