Three suspects are in handcuffs – and one remains at large – in connection with six robberies in Milton.
The rash of street robberies, by suspects considered armed and dangerous, began around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 10.
Victims were forced to give up their cash, cell phones, watches, and backpacks.
The suspects were believed to be driving a white 2016 Ford Fusion
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Patrol officers located the suspects in the northwest end of town, thanks to tips from residents.
A perimeter was set up and officers confronted the group, which fled in various directions, cutting through residential backyards.
Three suspects were caught, however, a fourth male fled on a bike, as of 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
The suspects’ vehicle was seized, and some property has been recovered, say police.
One adult and two young persons have been arrested for multiple counts of robbery.
The investigation is ongoing.
Photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police