Two males, 16-year-old youth charged in Rideau Road swarming

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Police have made three arrests in what’s described as a swarming on the intersection of Rideau and William streets Wednesday evening.

Three folks approached a person at about 10:50 p.m. and one struck up a dialog. The group then punched the sufferer within the face, knocked him to the bottom and fled together with his cellphone and different belongings, police allege.

Three suspects have been recognized and arrested with out incident Thursday, police mentioned.

A 24-year-old Montreal man, a 22-year-old Ottawa man and a neighborhood youth, aged 16, are charged with theft and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence. The 24-year-old man was additionally charged with possession of a substance and obstructing a peace officer.

The 2 males have been scheduled to look in court docket Friday.