The police have 3 suspects in custody following an early evening robbery spree in Milton yesterday. One other suspect is still on the loose.
The four accused were confronting teens and young adults in broad daylight, in busy parking lots, threatening them with some sort of weapon and taking their belongings. The thieves stole cash, cell phones, watches and backpacks from their victims.
The police have linked this group to 6 separate robberies between 4:30pm and 6:00pm yesterday in the Milton area.
Before their arrests the Halton Police were looking for the Ford Fusion they were driving around in. Police considered the group armed and dangerous.
When they made the arrests they had been able to set up a perimeter of where the thieves were located and once approached they all tried to flee. The suspect that escaped made his getaway on a stolen bicycle.
Police seized the car they were driving and some of the stolen property was recovered.
One adult and two young people were arrested and charged with multiple counts of robbery.
The police are still investigating and on the lookout for the fourth suspect.