Two teens arrested after street-level robbery in Whitby

Investigators have arrested two suspects after a street-level robbery in Whitby.

On February 22, 2019, at approximately 3:31 p.m., the two teenaged victims were walking home from school in the area of Twin Streams and Cochrane Street in Whitby when they were approached by two male suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a knife and they made a demand for the victims’ cell-phones. Both victims complied and the suspects fled on foot into a nearby residential area. Members of Central West Division responded quickly and located both males nearby.

The victims were not physically injured.

A 14-year-old male from Ajax was charged with: Robbery with Offensive Weapon x2, Assault with a Weapon x2; and Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.

A 15-year-old male from Ajax was charged with Robbery x2.

Both were held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Groat of the Central West Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1845.

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