Woman escapes armed duo in Brantford

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An investigation by the Brantford Police Service major crime unit into the attempted armed robbery of a driver is underway.

The owner of a vehicle was approached by two unknown suspects who demanded the keys while showing a gun concealed in a duffle bag on May 23 at approximately 10:30 a.m. in a retail plaza at Fairview Drive and West Street.

The female victim parked her vehicle.  She was exiting the vehicle when she was approached by the two suspects.  The male suspect told her to leave her keys in the ignition and opened up a bag that he was carrying and showed the victim a gun.  The other suspect was a female.

The victim locked her vehicle, yelled for help and ran to a nearby retail establishment.  The suspects fled the area.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1 – Male, white, 6’ tall, skinny, wearing a dark coloured hoodie and blue jeans.  He was carrying a duffle style bag.

Suspect #2 – Female, white, 5’8” tall, skinny, wearing a red sweater with dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Andrew Balog of the major crime unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266 or abalog@police.brantford.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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