Police arrest suspect in robbery at knife point.

Crime 100By Staff

June 19th, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Regional police have made an arrest of a robbery suspect who was riding a BMX-style bike and flashed a switchblade-style knife during two incidents.

Police cruiserBack in May police responded to a report of a break and enter in the area of Shoreacres Road and Spruce Avenue in Burlington. The involved individual was located in close proximity and taken into custody. During the subsequent investigation that same individual was linked to two recent knife point robberies.

Michael Main (27) of Burlington was charged with the below offences and held for a bail hearing:

-Trespass at night
-Assault with a weapon
-Robbery (2 counts)
-Fail to Comply Probation (3 counts)

The robberies occurred on May 19, 2019 at approximately 10:00 pm and on May 20, 2019 at approximately 1:30 am in the Appleby Line and New Street area.

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Steve Siomra at 905-825-4747 Ext: 2343.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Persons charged with a criminal offence are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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