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Media Release

Release Date: June 19th, 2019 - 11:06am

Originator: Detective, Steve Siomra, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2343

Contact: Detective, Steve Siomra, 3 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2343

Location: Burlington


**Update** Halton Police Seek Burlington Robbery Suspect on BMX Bike - Arrest Made

​​​​UPDATE:

On May 31, 2019 members of the Halton Regional Police Service responded to reported break and enter in the area of Shoreacres Road and Spruce Avenue in Burlington.  The involved individual was located in close proximity and taken into custody.  During the subsequent investigation that same individual was linked to two recent knife point robberies.

Michael Main (27) of Burlington was charged with the below offences and held for a bail hearing:

-Trespass at night

-Assault with a weapon

-Robbery (2 counts)

-Fail to Comply Probation (3 counts)

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Steve Siomra at 905-825-4747 Ext: 2343.

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.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

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.​