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Disabled Person On Mobility Scooter Mugged

(LEAMINGTON, ON) -Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leamington Detachment are currently investigating a report of a robbery that occurred on Danforth Avenue, Municipality of Leamington.

On July 22, 2023, at approximately 2:45 p.m., two unknown individuals waived down the lone victim who was riding on a mobility scooter.

The two individuals then approached the victim, following a brief struggle, the suspects had taken a gold Rolex watch and fled in a vehicle. The victim did not sustain any injuries during the incident.

The suspects are both described as burly white males.

There was no description provided of the involved vehicle.

Investigators are asking residents in the area of Danforth Avenue between Carolina Woods Crescent and Alderton Street to check security cameras around the time of the incident for any unusual activity.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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