Oakville youth robbed of cellphone by group
OAKVILLE BEAVER - The Halton Regional Police Service is looking for numerous suspects after a 15-year-old Oakville youth was robbed of his cellphone near William and Reynolds streets, Wednesday, Aug...
The Halton Regional Police Service is looking for numerous suspects after a 15-year-old Oakville youth was robbed of his cellphone near William and Reynolds streets, Wednesday, Aug. 8.
The boy had been walking with friends along a lakeside path around 6:45 p.m., when a group of six to eight men approached them.
The men, whom the victim did not know, began asking the victim questions and eventually demanded his cell phone.
Police said when the victim refused, one of the suspects allegedly grabbed him and put him in a chokehold while another suspect allegedly grabbed the phone.
The men then left the area on foot heading north on William Street and then west on Reynolds Street.
The 15-year-old received no physical injuries during the robbery and no other property was taken.
The first suspect was male with a dark complexion, approximately 18 years old, wearing a red shirt with a white muscle shirt underneath, a red baseball hat and denim shorts that covered his knees.
The second suspect is described as a white male, approximately 18 years, wearing a black hat with an ‘Obey’ logo and a red shirt with white letters on front that read ‘Coke boys.’
The third suspect was a white male, wearing a white button up shirt and plaid shorts.
The fourth suspect is described as a white male with a freckled complexion, wearing a black shirt and spacers in each ear.
No descriptions are available for the remaining men.
The Halton Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate this incident and anyone with information related to it is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting Tip201 with your message to 274637 (crimes).
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