Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Belleville police arrest two suspects after man assaulted, car stolen

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Police state that on Tuesday, June 4, at about 2 p.m., officers responded to an apartment building after reports of a male in the courtyard who had suffered injuries, including a stab wound.

Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, who they say had suffered minor facial injuries and a small puncture wound. The man refused medical attention.

During the investigation, police were told that four individuals, some of whom were known to the victim, had entered his vehicle and attacked him. The victim then allegedly exited his car, at which point the suspects stole the vehicle.

At 3:30 p.m., Belleville police located the stolen vehicle, which was unoccupied, at a residence on Airport Parkway. Officers contained the house and two of the four robbery suspects exited the residence and surrendered to police.

A 42-year-old male and a 35-year-old female, both of no fixed address, are charged with robbery and theft of a motor vehicle. The male is additionally charged with two counts of breach of probation. The female additionally had two outstanding warrants for failing to attend court on charges of forcible entry, trafficking cocaine and possession of property obtained by crime. Charges have not been proven in court. Both suspects were held for a bail hearing.

The two remaining suspects were not located. Anyone with any information regarding the incident are asked contact the Belleville Police Service of Crime Stoppers.

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