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Police make arrests six months after gunpoint robbery in Cambridge

Merchandise was taken from a business in the area of King Street East and Westminster Drive South in Cambridge
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The robbery team at Waterloo Regional Police Service have charged two Kitchener men in connection to an August 2022 robbery of a business in the area of King Street East and Westminster Drive South in Cambridge.

Two male suspects entered the store around 1:30 p.m. while one of the males was brandishing a handgun. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of merchandise from the business and fled the area in a white vehicle driven by a third male. 

Witnesses described the suspects as Black males in their 20s. 

On Feb. 7, the team, with assistance from the WRPS emergency response team and criminal intelligence unit, completed three search warrants, two at Kitchener residences and one on a motor vehicle, in relation to the robbery with a firearm investigation.

Property stolen during the robbery and Canadian currency were seized as part of the investigation.

A 24-year-old male and a 19-year-old male, both from Kitchener, were arrested and charged with robbery with a firearm and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.

The accused parties were held in police custody for a bail hearing.

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