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Waterloo police arrest Kitchener pair in connection with early morning robbery

Waterloo Regional Police seized a wide variety of items. Waterloo Regional Police

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.

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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.

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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.

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