Investigators have laid charges against two suspects and continue to look for a third suspect in yesterday's armed robbery.
Jaiden SMITH, age 18 of Delaney Drive in Ajax and a 17-year-old male from Scarborough were charged with: Robbery with a Firearm; Disguise with Intent; Possession of Weapons Dangerous; Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm; Possession of a Firearm - No License; Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle; Careless Storage and Use Imitation Firearm During Commission of an Offence. They were held for a bail hearing.
The third suspect is outstanding. He is described as a male, black with a thin build and approximately 6' tall.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Derusha of the Major Crime - Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355. Further updates will be provided to the media tomorrow.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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