Haliburton Highlands OPP are investigating a robbery that took place on Thursday afternoon in Minden.
According to an OPP press release, on Jan. 20, shortly before 1:30 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a report of a robbery at a residence on Parkside Street in Minden. The suspects were located a short time later, with the assistance of City of Kawartha Lakes OPP officers, and arrested without incident. A firearm was recovered.
As a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old woman and 55-year-old man, both of Minden Hills, have been charged with:
- Robbery using firearm
- Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Possession of schedule 1 substance-cocaine
Both accused are scheduled to appear for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay, on Jan. 21.
There are no concerns for public safety at this time.
Anyone with information that could assist with this investigation is asked to call Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 705 286-1431. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a secure web-tip at www.khcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.