Suspect arrested following armed robbery in Walkerville

Windsor Police Service News Update
Monday, January 1, 2024
Case #: 23-147163
Suspect arrested following armed robbery in Walkerville
The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 35-year-old man following an armed robbery in Walkerville.

On December 26, 2023, just before 1 a.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at a residence in the 1000 block of Moy Ave. Officers learned that the suspect approached the victim in the alley as he attempted to enter his vehicle.

The suspect threatened the victim with a firearm and a knife, and subsequently stole the victim’s vehicle. No one was physically injured during the incident.

Through investigation, officers identified the suspect as 35-year-old Spencer Piticco.  

On December 30, members of our Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit located and arrested Piticco at a residence in the 900 block of Gladstone. 

Piticco is charged with the following:
Robbery with an offensive weapon
Pointing a firearm
Uttering threats to cause death
Failing to comply with a release order (x 4)
Operating a vehicle while prohibited

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crime Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at​

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. 4

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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