Halton Police have taken three suspects into custody following yesterday’s early evening street robbery spree in the Town of Milton.
Uniform officers on patrol managed to ascertain the vicinity where the suspects were located and set up a perimeter in the northwest area of the town. Once confronted, the suspects fled in various directions and through residential back yards. Three of the four suspects were caught and arrested. A fourth fled after stealing a bicycle and is still outstanding. The suspects’ vehicle was seized. Local citizens were helpful to officers by indicating the direction of travel of the fleeing suspects.
One adult and two young persons have been arrested for multiple counts of robbery. The investigation is continuing. Some property has been recovered.
Halton Police are able to confirm at present that this group had committed six separate street robberies tonight. The victims included a father, and son. The suspects stole cell phones, watches, money, and backpacks.