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Friday April 20th, 2012

Posted at 7:20pm

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Windsor Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect involved in a knifepoint robbery Monday evening in the South Windsor area at Glenwood Avenue near Grand Marais Road.

When police arrived they were met by three boys aged 13 to 15 years who advised that several minutes earlier, they had been walking on Glenwood Avenue. One of the boys was carrying a skateboard.

The boys told police that they were approached by a male wearing a mask covering his face and holding a knife. The male demanded that the boy hand over his skateboard and held the knife up, and then grabbed the skateboard and a struggle ensued with the suspect eventually wrestling the board away from the victim. The suspect then ran toward and got into the rear door of a newer model silver coloured Ford Escape already occupied by two males in the front seats. The Escape then sped off south on Glenwood Avenue and was last seen westbound on Norfolk Street None of the boys were injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6′ tall, average build, wearing a grey hoodie, black and green camouflage shorts, a black and grey tight mask with no holes covering his face and white shoes. The knife had a black blade and a green and black handle.

The two occupants in front seat of the suspect vehicle were white males with short brown hair.

The skate board is described as an “Atom” lowrider longboard with a flat black top and a neon blue bottom. There was also a picture of headphones on the bottom.

Anyone with any information regarding this robbery is asked to call Windsor Police Investigations at 519-255-6700 ext 4830 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

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