Area OPP Police Press Releases

Teens Arrested Following Armed Robbery In Listowel

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Three youths are facing charges following a robbery that occurred in the Municipality of North Perth.

On December 03 2020, just after 8:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a robbery that had just occurred on Binning Street West, Listowel. The three suspects demanded the victim empty their pockets, while one of the suspects held a knife. One item was stolen from the victim.

Two of the three suspects were located a short distance away, and arrested for the robbery. When searched, the victim’s property was located damaged. 

As a result, a 17-year-old resident of North Perth, has been charged with:

  • Robbery with a Weapon
  • Mischief Under $5000

Another two youths, both 15-year-old residents of North Perth, were also charged with:

  • Robbery with a Weapon
  • Mischief Under $5000

All three accused youths were released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. 

The suspects and the victim were known to each other, and this is believed to be an isolated incident. There is no risk to public safety.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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