Teen charged in connection with armed robbery

Windsor Police Service News Update
May 4, 2024
Case #: 24-49746
Teen charged in connection with armed robbery

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 17-year-old boy following an armed robbery in the city’s west end.

Shortly before 9 p.m. last night, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 1100 block of California Avenue. Officers learned that a male suspect entered the store, brandished a firearm, and demanded money. When the store employee refused to comply, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The employee did not sustain any physical injuries. 

After reviewing the store’s surveillance footage, officers quickly located and arrested the suspect at a nearby residence. The youth, who can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with robbery with an offensive weapon.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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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