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Police charge 18-year-old Regina man following alleged robbery

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Regina police have charged an 18 year-old man after a recent incident in which a 38 year-old victim was robbed of personal items.

The Regina Police Service (RPS) stated the incident occurred on June 13, 2022, when they were dispatched to the 1800 block of Osler Street at about 2:40 p.m. after receiving a complaint of a robbery.

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During their preliminary investigation, police discovered the suspect had approached the victim who was sitting on a step and allegedly assaulted the victim, before taking some of his belongings and leaving the area on foot.

“Investigating officers were able to get a suspect description, as well as some video that showed the suspect,” according to a RPS release.

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“That information was shared with other officers and, shortly after, two other patrol members radioed that they had located a male who matched the suspect description in Victoria Park.”

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Sim John Kojah, of Regina was taken into custody without incident and further investigation led to a charge against him.

Kojah is charged with robbery and made his first court appearance on the charge in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

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