The Halton Police are investigating two robberies that occurred in Burlington.
The first robbery occurred on May 19 at 10 p.m and the second one occurred on May 20 at approximately 1:30 a.m in the area of Appleby Line and New Street. The two occurrences are believed to be related.
According to the police, the suspect approached female victims while he was riding a BMX-style bike and demanded their money and belongings. The suspect carried a switchblade-style knife during both incidents.
The suspect is described by the police as a white man with blond/red hair and facial hair. He is believed to be in his 20’s and approximately 160 to 200 pounds. He is wearing a black baseball hat, black hooded sweatshirt and dark coloured pants/jeans.
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Anyone who may have any relevant information, including home or dash-cam footage, is asked to contact Detective and Constable. Jacqueline Ross at 905-825-4747 ext. 2329.