London teens charged after man robbed of bus tickets, police say

The front of London police headquarters. Matthew Trevithick/980 CFPL

Two London teenagers have been charged after a man was robbed of bus tickets over the weekend near Adelaide Street just north of the Thames River.

Police said it happened around 4 p.m. Sunday along Nelson Street near Adelaide.

According to investigators, a 19-year-old man walking down the street was approached by three male youths.

One, police said, was armed with a knife and demanded the man’s wallet, while another asked him if he had any money, which he did not.

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The group fled the area on foot after taking bus tickets from the wallet, and officers were contacted, police said.

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Police later located the trio near Wellington Road and the Thames River, and say they fled down a bike path into a nearby park after spotting officers.

Three teens were later arrested, and two, a 14-year-old and 16-year-old, were jointly charged with robbery. The third was not charged, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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