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Police searching for second suspect

Investigators have arrested one teen and are seeking a second suspect after an armed robbery in north Oshawa.

On Feb. 4., officers were called to the area of Dance Act Avenue and Bromus Path in Oshawa regarding a call of a robbery.

According to police, a male victim arranged to meet with one of the suspects to buy drugs, and when they walked off of the roadway to complete the deal, a second suspect wearing a mask and brandishing a gun assaulted the victim, stealing his property.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.

Investigators were able to locate a 17-year-old suspect, who was arrested on Feb. 18.

He faces 10 criminal charges, including possession of cocaine, forcible confinement; possession of a dangerous weapon, aggravated assault, and assault with a weapon.

He was held for a bail hearing.

The second suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” to 6’ tall, thin build. He was wearing a mask and was armed with a gun.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Crosbie of the Central West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1815.

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.

 

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