A group of youth armed with weapons, including a knife, hammer and brass knuckles, robbed two adults on an Oshawa bike path last night.
On Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 7:40 p.m., a male and female, both 31-years-old, were walking on the bike path in the Bloor Street and Simcoe Street area. While walking on the bridge in the area, the couple passed a group of seven youth. The youth surrounded the victims and demanded they hand over personal property. Several of the youth showed the victims that they had weapons, including a knife, hammer and brass knuckles. One of the male suspects punched the male victim several times. A female suspect pushed the female victim several times. The victims remained calm during the incident and did not turn over their property.
The suspects fled on foot when another male started walking towards them. No one was physically injured.
Suspect #1 is described as male, black, approximately 14 years old, 5’2″ tall with a slender build, brown eyes and black hair. He was wearing a black shirt, black pants and had a red bandana across his face.
Suspect #2 is described as male, white, aged 12 to 15 years old, 5’10” tall with brown eyes and brown shaggy hair. He was wearing a black hat, blue and grey hoodie, blue jeans and a Raptors ball cap.
Suspect #3 is described as female, age 12 to 15 years old, 5’3″ tall with a medium build and brown hair. She was wearing a pink hoodie with the hood pulled up over her head.
The other four suspects are male and aged between 12 and 14 years old.
If you have any further information with regards to this investigation, please contact Cst. Dowdle of the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3985.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.