Two men have been arrested as police continue to investigate robberies and an assault in Orillia.
According to police, officers were called to a home on Coldwater Road West shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 12) for a report of an assault.
“The suspects entered the house assaulted one of the residents, stole a vehicle and left the scene,” reads a media release.
“The suspects then proceeded to a business on Atherley Road where an edged weapon and blunt objects were brandished. The suspects robbed the business and fled the scene.”
Two suspects were arrested shortly after the incident, police said.
Their names have not been released.
“More information will be released as it becomes available,” the media release reads.
Robbery Suspects Arrested – Quick work by Orillia OPP, ERT and K9 to quickly arrest two local men. Suspects conducted two separate violent robberies in a short period of time. Tips on this crime can be directed to the #OrilliaOPP at 705-326-3536 or anonymously @CrimeSDM. ^jf pic.twitter.com/UiDKIgAR0d
— OPP Central Region (@OPP_CR) February 12, 2020