May 12, 2021 Media Release
On May 9, 2021, at approximately 7:00 p.m., East District officers responded to a residence in the Kern Park neighbourhood for a report of a robbery.
A 70-year-old victim observed his flower pots being stolen from his front yard and being placed into a vehicle by an unknown male who was in the company of a female. When the victim attempted to stop the theft, the male suspect closed the trunk on his head and pointed a knife at him. The two then fled in the vehicle with the stolen flowers.
On May 11, 2021, Major Crimes Unit investigators arrested a 40-year-old male. He is facing robbery-related charges and was later released on an Appearance Notice (as mandated by the Criminal Code).
A 36-year-old female was also arrested but was released with no charges.