Suspect arrested in downtown robbery

Windsor Police Service News Update
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Case #: 23-115160
Suspect arrested in downtown robbery

​The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 65-year-old male in connection to a robbery in the downtown core.

On October 2, 2023, at approximately 5 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Dufferin Place for a report of an assault. When they arrived on scene, they found a 41-year-old female suffering from a stab wound to her face. 

Officers learned that a male suspect approached the victim demanding money and then subsequently stabbed her. The suspect fled before officers were called.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Officers obtained a description of the suspect, and after a brief search, he was arrested in the 600 block of Goyeau Ave. shortly after 5 p.m. 

Timothy Bolton is charged with the following:
Robbery with an offensive weapon 
Assault causing bodily harm
Failure to comply with release order

This remains an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police 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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