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Wednesday July 31st, 2013

Posted at 12:44pm

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Around 1:45am this morning, Windsor Police were dispatched to the area of Mercer Street and Hanna Street East for a report of a knifepoint robbery. Upon arrival, police located a 19 year old victim. The victim has indicated that he was walking alone in the 1400 block of Ouellette Avenue. He encountered a male and female on the street. The male asked him for a cigarette. As the victim was getting a cigarette the male suspect lunged at him with a knife in his hand and tripped him. The suspect held the knife to the victim’s throat and began to rummage through his pockets. The victim punched at the suspect and was able to get away. The suspect took the victim’s backpack and fled the area on a bicycle. He was last seen riding North on Howard Avenue from Hana Street East. The female was last seen in the Ouellette area.

Police checked the area for the suspects with negative results.

The victim did not require medical attention but did receive minor injuries including; a 5″ horizontal scratch to his neck and a scrape to his upper lip.

The suspect is described as being a light skinned black male approximately 19 to 22 years of age, short black hair. He is approximately 5’10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a tight black long sleeve shirt and black baggy shorts. He had tattoos on his hand/wrist area and neck. (no description of tattoos)

The weapon is being described as a knife with a 9″ long blade. It looked like a kitchen knife but had a baby blue handle and blade.

The female is being described as being a light skinned black female with a large puffy pony tail. Her first name is possibly Taylor.

The suspect made off with a cell phone and a small amount of cash, the contents of the backpack included boxing gloves and personal identification.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call police at 519-255-6700 ex(4830) or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477)

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