May 30, 2019 3:49 pm

Waterloo police arrest Kitchener pair in connection with early morning robbery

Waterloo Regional Police seized a wide variety of items.

Waterloo Regional Police
A A

Waterloo Regional Police arrested a man and woman from Kitchener in connection with an early morning robbery in the city.

Police say at around 2:40 a.m., a 23-year-old Kitchener man was approached by a man and a woman on Queen Street who sprayed a can of butane into his face and flashed a knife while taking his property before taking off.

READ MORE: Kitchener woman duped out of $700 in Raptors online ticket scam

Story continues below

The man was left with minor injuries as a result of the attack, police say.

Officers tracked the pair down and arrested them a short time later. They also seized six knives, a replica firearm, approximately $4,000 worth of suspected fentanyl and $700 worth of suspected methamphetamine.

The victim’s property was recovered.

READ MORE: Charges pending over 5-car pileup during morning commute in Kitchener

A 24-year-old woman and 34-year-old Kitchener man are facing several charges, including robbery with a weapon, possession of prohibited weapons and possession for the purpose of trafficking.

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.