Attempted mugging, male arrested

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At about 8:30 P.M. on July 12, 2016 City Police arrested 24 year old Thomas Agawa of Trelawne ave on outstanding warrants.

It’s alleged that on June 03, 2016 the accused approached a female victim on Trunk rd. and attempted to steal her purse. In his attempt the accused used force and pushed the victim on the ground. She was able to fend him off.

Agawa at the time of the offence was on a probation order and recognizance of bail that he was breaching. The accused has been charged with robbery, breach of a recognizance and breach of probation.

Agawa has also been charged with failing to attend court on 10 June 2016. The O.P.P. also holds outstanding warrants of arrest for the accused. He will be appearing in bail court on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.