Robbery - Youth arrested and charged
On September 20th, 2018 at approximately 11:30pm a male youth approached a person unknown to him and attempted to steal a wallet. A brief struggle followed with the victim retaining the wallet but losing a bag containing a sandwich and a cell phone. Eventually the youth returned the bag and threatened to harm the victim.
After the incident the youth stole a bicycle in an attempt to flee the area.
Officers conducted an investigation and identified a 17 year old Port Elgin male as the suspect. On September 22nd he was arrested and charged with Robbery and theft of the bicycle. The youth was released from custody with a court date.
Sergeant Andy Evans
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