Police busy with 2 robberies in Langford, hours apart.

West Shore

2017-11-08 10:36 PST

Dossier nº 2017-16904

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On November 7th, 2017 at approximately 3:10 pm West Shore RCMP responded to a report of a robbery behind the Cineplex Movie Theatre at the West Shore Town Centre on Jacklin Rd in the City of Langford. Police received reports of approximately 7 youths fighting behind the movie theatre. Police received information that a youth had his backpack stolen during the incident. All suspects fled the area when Police arrived.

West Shore RCMP, with assistance of the Saanich PD K9 Division, located and arrested 4 youths in the area, and the backpack was recovered. No injuries were sustained by youths at the scene. Further investigation showed the parties are familiar with each other.

The matter is still under investigation.

The same day at approximately 6:15pm West Shore RCMP received another report of a robbery at the same location. Police received information that 2 suspects allegedly robbed another youth and threatened the youth with bear spray. The suspects made away with 2 necklaces and a cellphone.

West Shore RCMP located and arrested the 2 suspects close to the scene. The suspects, an 18 year old man from Victoria and a 16 year old youth from Esquimalt, were held in custody for a court appearance.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

 

Diffusé par

Gend. M. Baker

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de West Shore
698, avenue Atkins, Victoria, C.-B. V9B 3A4
Téléphone : 250-474-2264
Télécopieur : 250-474-8790

Courriel : westshore_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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