For Release: March 19, 2012
Originator: Sergeant Dave Cross - Media Relations Officer - 905 825-4899
Contact: Detective Sergeant Ray Bruce - Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau - 905 825-4747 x2315
Burlington Youth Robbed at Knife Point
On March 18th at 7:00 p.m., a twelve-year-old Burlington girl was robbed of her iPod at knife point.
The victim reported walking with a friend (12 yrs) on the sidewalk in the area of Duncaster Drive and Melissa Crescent, Burlington (Brant Hills Park).
The two girls were approached by two teenage suspects. One of the suspects was holding a knife, but made no overt threat. The suspect demanded the iPod and the victim gave it up.
The two suspects were last seen running into Brant Hills Park. Suspect #1
– Male, black, mid-teens, 6’, thin build very short hair. He was armed with a knife.
Clothing description - grey and white patterned cloth jacket and denim pants Suspect #2
– Male, Latin American, early teens, 5’3”, heavy build, short black hair.
Clothing Description – black hooded sweatshirt, denim pants
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 x2315, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com
or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637(crimes).