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Woman, 18, arrested in connection with robbery investigation in Toronto: police

A Toronto police shoulder patch is shown in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a robbery investigation in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on Oct. 25, officers received a report of a robbery in the St. Clair Avenue West and Runnymede Road area.

Officers said a man and woman entered a store and began “concealing items.”

Police said they both attempted to leave without making any attempt to pay.

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“When employees approached the man prior to him leaving, he swung an axe striking one victim causing minor injuries and forcing them to back away,” police said in a news release.

According to police, both suspects fled the area on foot.

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Officers said on Sunday, a woman surrendered to police and was arrested.

Police said 18-year-old Jordania Henderson-Lugg from Toronto has been charged with robbery with an offensive weapon.

Officers said she is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

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Police are still searching for a male suspect, between 20 and 30 years old, standing five feet seven inches tall with a slim build.

“If located, do not approach, call 9-1-1 immediately,” officers said.

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

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