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Robbery Attempt – Mitton Village

Broadcast Time:        10:00am                Date: October 19, 2023

On October 18th, 2023, at approximately 11:20 pm a male party was walking on Mitton Street in the area commonly known as the “Mitton Village”.

Two male parties who emerged from the area of a vacant business accosted the victim, demanding his money and phone. The victim was able to run from the area and was not injured during the brief interaction.

Suspect #1 is described as:

  • Approximately 5’9 inches tall,
  • Male with a skinny build,
  • Wearing a grey hoodie with a blue logo across the center chest area.
  • Navy blue facemask.

Suspect #2 is described as:

  • Male
  • Skinny build
  • Wearing a grey hoodie, and was wearing a facemask.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Sarnia Police Criminal Investigations Division at 519-344-8861 x 5300.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



Walking/Travel Safety Tips:

  • Inform others when and where you are going and check in with them when you reach your destination.
  • Have your keys ready upon approaching your parked vehicle.
  • Walk on well-lit streets near the curb and away from alleys, particularly if you must walk alone at night.
  • When in public, always beware of your surroundings. Be mindful of persons loitering or acting suspiciously.
  • If you suspect you are being followed, go to the nearest well-lit place or populated area, and
    yell if necessary to attract attention.
  • When taking public transit alone, avoid waiting or getting off at isolated stations/stops. Arrange for a family member or friend to escort you to and from the station.


Staff Sergeant I. Skinn #166

Community Response Division

Tel: 519-344-8861

Email: 166@police.sarnia.on.ca

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