Man allegedly lured to a home and robbed, suspects arrested


Brandon Police Service Media Release

The investigation into a robbery and theft of vehicle reported on April 5th has ended with the arrest of three suspects on Friday.  On April 5th at 1:15 a.m., a man reported his vehicle was  stolen and he was robbed of money from his bank account and other items.  The man attended to a residence on Cornell Bay at the request of an acquaintance to bring coffee for some other acquaintances.  At the residence, he was threatened by two males, one with a knife and the other with an axe and held briefly in a closet.  The two males then took the victim in his vehicle to an ATM where one of the suspects entered the bank to remove money from his account.  The victim was able to distract the other male in the vehicle and run away and contact police.  The two males left in his vehicle, which was recovered later on Cornell Bay.

The Criminal Investigations Unit conducted an investigation, identified the suspects and on Friday afternoon the following suspects were arrested….

A  21 year old woman from Brandon is alleged to have planned the robbery and was arrested and charged with Robbery with a Weapon, Forcible Confinement, Extortion, Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.  She was also wanted on a warrant for Breach of Probation and Failing to Attend Court.

A 19 year old man and a 22 year old man, both from Brandon, were arrested and are charged with Robbery with a Weapon, Forcible Confinement, Extortion, Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Possession of Stolen Credit Card, Wearing a Disguise with Intent and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

All three will appear in court on Saturday morning.

A second woman, a 24 year old from Brandon, was also arrested for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime as she was found in possession of property taken from the victims vehicle. She was released to appear in court in May.