THUNDER BAY – CRIME NEWS – There is a good news piece on the local crime scene. Thunder Bay Police report that the Thunder Bay Police Community Response Team, Aboriginal Liaison Unit and School Resource officers have recovered a pair of $800 Easton E Youth skates which were taken in a robbery at the Northwood Kinsmen skating rink on December 12th.
The skates have been returned to the owner. No charges have been laid at this time. The investigation is continuing.
Grinches Stole Skates
At approximately 9:20 p.m. on the 12th, a 15 year old youth was taking off his skates when he was approached by two males and two females. One of the females picked up his skates and started to walk away. The youth got up to get his skates back and he was confronted by a male who pushed him and threatened him with a knife. The victim was not injured in this incident.
Police check the area for the suspects who were last seen heading east from this location but were unable to locate them or his skates.
The female suspects are both described as Native Canadian being of average height with long dark hair. They were wearing skinny jeans along with grey and black bomber style jackets. One male suspect is described as being a Native Canadian who is 6’1″ tall with facial hair and wearing a large fur hat. The second male is a Native Canadian who is 5’8″ tall wearing a black hoodie.