5 suspects charged after gunpoint robbery at Aurora, Ont. cellphone store: police

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Five suspects have been charged after a gunpoint robbery at a cellphone store in Aurora, Ont., last week, police say.

York Regional Police said officers were called at around 4:50 p.m. on Thursday to a cellphone store located on First Commerce Park Drive for a report of a robbery.

Police said two male suspects went inside the store and held a gun to the employees while demanding cash and phones.

The suspects allegedly filled a bag and then fled the scene in a vehicle in which other suspects were waiting.

Police said investigators identified the vehicle used by the group and located them in Toronto.

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“With the assistance of Peel Regional Police, the suspects were stopped and taken into custody,” police said.

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Five suspects, including a 16-year-old boy, have been charged with multiple offences.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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