UPDATE: Police Asking for Information in Armed Robbery
UPDATE: March 27, 2018
UPDATE: March 23, 2018
On March 22, 2018 a 19-year-old Gananoque man and a 17-year-old Kingston youth were both arrested as a result of an investigation into the March 15, 2018 robbery. Police anticipate charges for at least one more person in the near future.
At approximately 9:45 a.m. after being contacted by Detectives the 17-year-old attended police headquarters with his mother to turn himself in.
At approximately 3:15 p.m. the 19-year-old was arrested by Kingston Police Detectives at his residence in Gananoque.
Both accused were charged with have face masked to commit an offence, robbery with a weapon, point firearm, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of a credit card obtained by an offence, and fraud. The 19-year-old was additionally charged with breach probation.
ORIGINAL RELEASE: March 16, 2018
On March 15, 2018 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the victim was in the area of Weller Avenue and Division Street. The victim was robbed of her purse by two male suspects with weapons. The suspects fled in a four door silver vehicle, possibly a Pontiac Sunfire, with possibly a third male that may have been the driver.
Both suspects are white males, early 20’s, with thin builds, medium height, and both wearing balaclavas. One male was wearing a zipped up black and white hoodie.
An unknown male turned the purse in at the Kingston Police front desk, indicating that he found it in a parking lot near highway 15 and the 401. To assist with the investigation, Kingston Police are asking the male to please contact Detective Jim Veltman.
Anyone else with information is also asked to contact Detective Veltman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6300 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also provide tips anonymously via:
- By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
- By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)