Youth Stabbed During Armed Robbery in Pickering
On Monday, November 13, 2023, at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of West Division responded to an armed person call at a plaza in the area of Kingston Road and Whites Road in Pickering. The victim planned to meet another male to sell a pair of headphones. Once at the agreed upon location the victim was surrounded by four males who attempted to rob him at knife-point. The victim suffered a stab wound to the hand before all suspects fled the area. Police arrived on scene and provided the victim with medical assistance. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The first suspect is described as male, White, 5’9”, with a slim build, and black short hair. He was wearing a black hoodie and black shoes.
The second suspect is described as male, Brown, 5’9”, with a slim build. He was wearing a black ski mask, and a black, blue and grey sweater.
The third suspect is described as male, White, 5’5”, with a slim build. He was wearing a black sweater, and dark jeans.
The fourth suspect is described as male, 5’5”, with a medium build. He was wearing a covid mask, a black sweater, and skinny jeans.
Anyone with camera footage, dash cam footage, or new information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Hooper of the West Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3844.
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.
The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation. These allegations have yet to be proven in court.