May 7, 2018 10:25 am

Two arrested following assault, theft in Peterbrough

Two Peterborough men were quickly arrested following an assault and theft of a man early Saturday morning.

Peterborough Police Service

Two Peterborough men have been arrested and charged with robbery with theft following an altercation with a man early Saturday.

Police say around 2:45 a.m., two men approached a man who was walking home from work in the area of Lock and Romanie streets. Police say the men struck the victim in the face and stole his coat and a bag of property.

“During the incident, one of the males threatened that he had a knife. The two male suspects then fled the area,” police said.

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Police were called and located the suspects around 3:20 a.m. walking in the area of  Lansdowne Street East and River Road.

Jordan Anthony Johnson-Hunt, 21, of Park Street North, is charged with robbery with theft and fail to comply with a probation order.

Jacob Donoghue, 18, of Ireland Drive, Peterborough, is charged with robbery with theft.

They appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on Saturday. Johnson-Hunt was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court on Wednesday; Donoghue was released on a recognizance and is scheduled to appear again in court on Wednesday.

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