Youth charged in downtown robbery

Windsor Police Service News Update
Friday, February 16, 2024
Case #: 24-16550
Youth charged in downtown robbery

The Windsor Police Service has charged a 15-year-old male following a robbery downtown.

On February 11, 2024, shortly before 10 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 800 block of University Ave. Through investigation, officers learned that the victim, another 15-year-old boy, was riding on his bicycle in the 400 block of Marentette Ave. when two suspects threatened him with a knife and took his cell phone. 

After reviewing surveillance video of the incident, investigators identified one of the suspects as a 15-year-old male. On February 15, 2024, members of the Problem-Oriented Policing Unit (POP) located and arrested the youth at his home in east Windsor.

The suspect, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with robbery with an offensive weapon and wearing a disguise with intent.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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