Youth arrested for gunpoint robbery

Windsor Police Service News Update
Wednesday November 15, 2023
Case #: 23-132519
Youth arrested for gunpoint robbery

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 17-year-old male in connection to a robbery in west Windsor. 

On November 14, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of robbery in the 1100 block of California Ave. Through investigation, officers learned that the victim, a 23-year-old male, was approached by a suspect, who brandished a gun, threatened him, and stole his cell phone and wallet. The suspect then fled the scene. 

The victim did not sustain any physical injuries. 

Our K-9 Unit Police Service Dog Fuse and his handler tracked the suspect to a residence in the 1200 block of California Ave. The youth was arrested and charged with robbery with an offensive weapon, wearing a disguise, and failure to comply with a release order. The firearm located and seized was determined to be a BB gun. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crime 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​

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. 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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