Police Arrest Male after Weapon Brandished in Kitchener Robbery

Robbery Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Police have arrested and charged a male in connection to a robbery in Kitchener.

On November 5, 2022, at approximately 6:55 p.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at a business in the area of Kingsway Drive and Wilson Avenue.

A male suspect entered a business, stole merchandise and brandished a knife toward an employee. The suspect fled and was located nearby by officers.

There were no physical injuries reported as a result of this incident.

As a result of the investigation, a 36-year-old Kitchener male was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Breach of judicial order

The male was held in police custody for a bail hearing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

Occ: 22-272234 (909) 

Media Inquiries: 
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca   

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