Police Press Releases Waterloo Regional Police

Machete Armed Robbery

Publish Date: Feb 1, 2021
Incident Date: Jan 31, 2021

On Sunday, January 31, 2021, at approximately 6 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of King Street West and Strange Street in Kitchener for reports of a robbery. A male and female reported making arrangements using an online forum to purchase an item. When they met with the potential seller, two unknown males – one brandishing a firearm and the other a machete – robbed the victims of their personal belongings. Police believe this to be a targeted incident. Any witnesses or anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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