Suspect arrested following robbery with a firearm


Case #: 24-67738
Suspect arrested following robbery with a firearm

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a suspect in connection to an armed robbery. 

On June 12, 2024, shortly after 9 p.m., officers responded to a report of a person with a gun on Dufferin Place. Through investigation, officers learned that the suspect, who was armed with a firearm, confronted an individual who was travelling down the street on a bicycle. 

The suspect demanded that the victim surrender his bicycle. When the victim refused to comply, the suspect revealed a black handgun tucked in his waistband. The suspect then stole the victim’s bicycle and departed from the scene.  

The victim did not sustain any injuries in relation to this incident.  

Officers quickly located and arrested the suspect in the 800 block of Ouellette Avenue. Tre Lawrence Harris, 28, has been charged with:

• Robbery with an offensive weapon

• Possession of a firearm while prohibited

• Failure to comply with a probation order

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If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

For further information:

Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700, ext. 4441.

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