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Two kids in Peterborough robbed of their bikes by men brandishing knives

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police say two children were robbed of their bikes on Sunday by men brandishing knives.

Shortly before noon hour on Sunday July 26, 2020 the victims, two children ages 12 and 10, were riding their bikes along a walking path connecting Lansdowne Street to the corner of Pinewood Drive and Cahill Drive in Peterborough. As the children neared the end of the path two unknown males yelled at the kids to get off their bikes according to police. It was reported that the two males were each holding a knife during the incident.

Both children got off their bikes and ran south on Pinewood Drive. The two male suspects fled the area with the stolen bikes. The incident was reported to police and officers are investigating.

The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect #1

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 6′ tall
  • Approximately 25 years old
  • Red shoes
  • Dark hoody
  • Jeans

Suspect # 2

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 5’10”
  • Approximately 23 years old
  • Blue-green eyes
  • Black hoody
  • Jeans

The stolen property is described as follows
Item #1

  • “Haro – downtown” child BMX
  • Metallic green
  • Possible front and rear black pegs
  • Black front forks
  • Serial number KISEK18807

Item # 2

  • “Strikes” child BMX
  • Grey frame
  • No pegs
  • Red decals on front and lower frame
  • Black forks, handle bars, and rims
  • Red and grey tires
  • Serial Number unknown

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers online.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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