KITCHENER — A teenage girl was pushed and robbed of cash by two other girls as she and a friend left Fairview Park mall.Waterloo Regional Police said the 14-year-old victim and a friend were near the exit of the mall on Tuesday at about 8:30 p.m. when they were approached by a group of three teen girls and two boys.One of the girls approached the victim and tried to take money out of her pocket, police said.She got some cash and then tried to take a shopping bag when the victim pushed her. The argument turned into a pushing match and a second teen girl joined in, pushing the victim.The victim's friend intervened and they were able to leave the mall. The 14-year-old wasn’t hurt in the incident.Police are looking for the two female suspects, who are described as between 15 and 16.The first girl was described as black, about 5 feet 4 inches tall with a slim build and black, curly hair.The second girl is described as possibly latina, between 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build.She had brown and blond hair and was wearing a white a gold jacket.Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-650-8500 ext. 4430 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS.
The two girls that were the main aggressors have been arrested. I just got the call from the detective this evening. Both of the girls involved (15 & 17) are being charged with theft, along with other charges.
All I can say is thank you to the police involved.
Job well done!