Leamington suspect arrested after armed robbery and assault
OPP have released a photo of Elias Chavira-Gonzalez. (Courtesy OPP)
Published Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:26AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:49PM EDT
A 30-year-old man has been arrested related to an armed robbery and assault in Leamington.
Essex County OPP say the incident took place around 5 p.m. on July 21.
Police say the victim was walking on Emerson Avenue and was approached from behind by the suspect. The suspect allegedly struck the victim with a weapon and demanded money.
On Wednesday, OPP issued a news release asking for help locating the suspect, Elias Chavira-Gonzalez.
Police say the suspect was arrested Wednesday by Windsor Police after receiving a tip about his whereabouts.
Chavira-Gonzalez is charged with robbery, forcible confinement, uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm and three counts of failing to comply with recognizance.