Pair arrested after reported brass knuckles assault, armed robbery

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On July 31, 2023, police received a report of a robbery in the area of the 500 block of Louise Ave at approximately 12:30 am.  Investigation revealed that an adult male victim was assaulted by two male suspects with a set of brass knuckles before they took his backpack and ran.  The victim was acquainted with the suspects.  He received injuries that required medical treatment.

On August 2, 2023 shortly before 2:00 am, police located and arrested the two male suspects at a residence.  The 19-year-old male and the 26-year-old male were lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Robbery with a Weapon and Possession of Offensive Weapon.