Young girls attacked and robbed in St. Catharines
Two young females were attacked by three males in the parking lot of an abandoned factory at 19 Yale Crescent in St. Catharines on Aug. 10, according to Niagara Regional Police.
Police responding to the call arrived at the scene at approximately 10:44 p.m., shortly after the incident occurred.
Police were told the three males brandished a knife and demanded the female victim give them her backpack.
Police say the suspects are approximately 15 to 18 years old and had their faces covered with some type of garment.
One of the female victims sustained a minor injury to her left arm but did not require medical attention.
The suspects fled before police arrived.
The first suspect is described as a white male with brown curly hair and was wearing a white baggy t-shirt and dark trackpants.
The second suspect is described as a white male with brown hair, approximately 5.11' tall and wearing a red t-shirt and a red hat.
The third suspect is described as a white male wearing a baggy dark hooded sweat shirt.
Anyone with information relating to this matter is urged to call the criminal investigations branch at 905-688-4111 ext. 4307 or ext.
To leave an anonymous tip, you can contact Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at, www.niagaratips.com
Text - 274637(CRIMES), keyword Niagara, then your tip.