Orillia Resident Faces Robbery, Assault And Kidnapping Charges

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The OPP arrested and charged an individual with robbery, assault and kidnapping following an incident in Orillia.

 On March 30, 2022, at 11:40 p.m., Orillia OPP responded to a robbery in progress at a local business on Memorial Avenue.

An individual entered the business, brandished a metal pipe, demanded money and fled after an altercation with an employee.

The suspect then entered another nearby business, demanded money and fled after an altercation with a patron.

Upon exiting the business, the individual entered a vehicle and ordered the owner to drive away from the scene. The driver escaped from the vehicle a short distance away. The individual then left in the stolen vehicle at a high rate of speed, before becoming involved in a single-vehicle collision a short time later.

The individual was arrested at the scene, transported to hospital as a precaution and later released.

As a result of the investigation, James Fraser, 22 years of age, of Orillia, has been charged contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada (CC) with the following:

·      Kidnapping,

·      Robbery with Violence – two counts

·      Assault with A Weapon – two counts

·      Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose – two counts

·      Theft Over $5,000 of a Motor Vehicle

·      Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

·      Assault

·      Mischief Under $5,000

·      Dangerous operation

·      Fail to Comply with Probation Order – four counts

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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