Release Date: May 21st, 2019 - 3:15pm
Originator: D/Sergeant, Crystal Kelly, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2315
Contact: D/Constable, Jacqueline Ross, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2329
The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating two robberies that occurred in Burlington. The robberies occurred on May 19, 2019 at approximately 10:00 pm and on May 20, 2019 at approximately 1:30 am in the Appleby Line and New Street area. The two occurrences are believed to be related. In both occurrences, the suspect approached female victims while he was riding a BMX-style bike and demanded their money and belongings. The suspect produced a switchblade-style knife during each of the incidents. The suspect is described as:
Male, white, 20-30 years old with blonde/red hair and facial hair. Approximately 160-200 lbs, wearing a black baseball hat, black hooded sweatshirt and dark coloured pants/jeans.
Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation, including home or dash-cam video footage of any potential suspect is asked to contact D/Cst. Jacqueline Ross at 905-825-4747 Ext: 2329.
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.