Were there bullets flying around on Cavendish: Police investigating robbery attempt involving what is thought to be a gun.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  March 11, 2013.  It was just before 3:00 am on the first day of Spring Break.  Three youths, one male and two females, were on a park bench on a pathway in the Cavendish Upper Middle Road part of the city, when a male wearing a balaclava approached and demanded valuables from the three youths.

The group, the male with two females, refused to give up anything and a scuffle between the male and the assailant took place during which the male victim sustained blunt force injury to his head, face and upper body.

The two females were unharmed, and the suspect fled on foot.

Blunt force trauma can result in serious long-term damage.

The victim was transported to local hospital by ambulance with injuries that are described as serious but non-life threatening.  No shots were fired.  Police conducted a search of the area and the investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as a white male approximately  5’5” with an average build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and a black balaclava.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the suspect or a vehicle in the area is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext. 2316 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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