Police report: Multiple robberies and burglary

Posted by on Oct 12, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Around 4:10am on Monday, Police responded to a report of a burglary at the West Pembroke Pentecostal Church.

It appeared that the culprit gained entry into the church and stole a safe.

With the assistance of additional Police units, a suspect was located.

He attempted to flee on foot but was subsequently apprehended.

The safe was recovered. A court appearance for the alleged culprit, a 49 year old Pembroke man, is anticipated in due course.

Robbery

Around 3pm on Sunday, Police responded to a report of a robbery on Reid Street in the City of Hamilton.

It appears that the victim, a 62 year old Pembroke man, gave an unknown man outside the Phoenix Store a small quantity of cash and was accosted when he indicated he didn’t have any more to give.

The suspect managed to take a quantity of cash from the Pembroke man before making good his escape via Queen Street.

Apparently the victim was not injured. The suspect was described as wearing black clothing and a dark coloured cap. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact the Hamilton Criminal Investigation Unit on 295-0011.

Another robbery

Around 3:30pm on Sunday, Police were on mobile patrol in the Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke area when they observed a robbery in progress and immediately took action.

The suspect was riding a motorcycle and attempted to elude officers; however he was pursued, subsequently located and arrested.

The victims, a visiting American couple were not injured and their property, a bag containing personal items, was recovered.

A court appearance for the alleged culprit, a 52 year old Pembroke man, is anticipated in due course.

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