Strathcona County RCMP arrest three youths for robbery and assault

Sherwood Park, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP arrests three youths in relation to a robbery and assault on a local transit bus.

On Feb. 12, 2022 at 3:58 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP received a 911 call from a bus driver who witnessed an assault. Three youths attempted to take a backpack from a male passenger and then assaulted him before taking off. The male victim received facial injuries as a result of the assault.

RCMP located the three youths at the Sherwood Park mall but they fled on foot. Police arrested the youth a short time later in the mall parking lot.

Assault
File Photo – Assault

Incidental to arrest, the youth were searched and police located bear spray and a pellet gun.

Two 15-year-old males from Edmonton, Alta. have been charged with:

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

Robbery

Resist arrest

Assault cause bodily harm

A 14-year-old male from Edmonton, Alta has been charged with:

Robbery

Assault cause bodily harm

Resist arrest

Fail to comply

All three youths were released following a Judicial Interim Release hearing and are scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on March 8, 2022.

In accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the name of the youths charged will not be released.

RCMP would like to thank, Strathcona County Transit and the Sherwood Park Mall Security for their assistance in the investigation.

To report suspicious activity or a crime please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Strathcona County RCMP

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