Release Date: April 16th, 2019 - 9:26am
Originator: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2215
Contact: D/Constable, Autumn Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2285
The Halton Regional Police Service has charged three male youths from Toronto in connection with an armed robbery investigation.
On January 23, 2019, four masked suspects entered the Econo Gas Bar located at 2383 Dundas Street West, Oakville. One of the suspects brandished a firearm as all four males robbed the clerk of money and cigarettes, prior to leaving the area in a stolen vehicle.
The investigation has led to the identity of three of the involved parties. A 16 year old youth was arrested on April 15, 2018, in the City of Toronto and transported to the Oakville station where he was held in custody pending a bail hearing. Two other youths (16 & 17 years of age) are already in custody for unrelated matters. These two youths are in the process of being transferred to Halton courts by way of Judge's Orders.
All three youths are facing the following charges:
The investigation is on-going to identify the fourth suspect involved in the robbery.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Constable Mills of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-85-4747 ext. 2285.
Tips can also be submitted 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
Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.