File: 20-24099

Victoria, BC – A Victoria man and woman were arrested and have appeared in court on charges stemming from a robbery with a firearm and an assault in the 400-block of Swift Street.

On June 16th, Patrol officers were called to a multi-unit residential facility in the 400-block of Swift Street for a report of a robbery. Investigators learned that two suspects, a man and a woman, had attended a suite in the facility early that morning. While there, they had robbed a resident while brandishing a handgun. The female victim was also assaulted during the robbery, resulting in non-life threatening injuries.  The suspects fled the scene but were later located and arrested by Patrol officers.

VicPD Major Crime Unit investigators continue to investigate the incident and have recommended multiple robbery and firearms related charges.