KAWARTHA LAKES-Two men are facing charges after an alleged armed robbery in the Coboconk area.
Police say on June, 19, 2021, just after 8:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the Coboconk area. The complainants called 9-1-1 after they were robbed with a weapon upon arriving at their destination by two individuals who had followed them in another vehicle according to police.
A short time later, officers were able to locate and arrest both suspects.
As a result of the investigation, Garrett Upton, 27 years of age, of Minden Hills, has been charged with:
- Armed Robbery
- Mischief Under $5,000
Taylor Reid, 30 years of age, of Scarborough, has been charged with armed robbery.
The accused parties are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on July 29, 2021.
Members of the public are reminded to be cautious and aware of their surroundings at all times. Report suspicious or unlawful activity to OPP at 1-888-310-1122.