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Assault- 22-57483

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 02:03 PM

ONGOING INVESTIGATION
Seeking the public’s assistance

LONDON, ON (June 24, 2022) – On Thursday, June 23, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an assault that had occurred in the north end of the city.This is a picture of the suspect

The investigation revealed that the victim was riding his bicycle in the area of Kipps Lane and Adelaide Street North, when he was approached by an unknown male and was assaulted.

A photo of the suspect was obtained.

The victim sustained minor injuries resulting...

WEAPONS 22-53383

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 11:31 AM

WEAPONS INVESTIGATION
London man arrested 

UPDATE – LONDON, ON (June 24, 2022) – An arrest has been made in relation to a weapons investigation dating back to June 12, 2022.

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, members of the LPS Guns and Gangs Section, with the assistance of members of the Emergency Response Unit and Canine Unit, arrested a man on Brydges Street, and executed a search warrant on Highland Avenue.

The following items were seized:This is an image of items seized

  • Loaded Glock (.40-calibre, semi-automatic handgun,...

KIDNAPPING 22-53385

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:48 AM

KIDNAPPING INVESTIGATION
Niagara Falls man arrested, investigation ongoing  

UPDATE – LONDON, ON (June 24, 2022) – A man was arrested yesterday in relation to a kidnapping that took place last week.

Peijie Zhao, 22, of Niagara Falls, has been charged with one count of kidnapping.

The accused remains in custody and is expected to appear in London court today in relation to the charge.

Investigators believe that this was a targeted incident, and was not random. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone...

SUSPICIOUS FIRE 22-57487

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:01 AM

SUSPICIOUS FIRE
Investigation ongoing 

LONDON, ON (June 24, 2022) – On Thursday, June 23, 2022, at approximately 4:50 p.m., emergency crews responded to a working fire at a residence on Blackfriars Street.

The London Fire Department attended and extinguished the fire.

The fire was deemed to be suspicious in nature and the investigation was assigned to members of the LPS Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the London Fire Department and the Office of the Fire Marshal.

There were...

ROBBERY 22-56972

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:35 AM

DOWNTOWN ROBBERY
London man arrested 

LONDON, ON (June 23, 2022) – A London man was arrested yesterday afternoon in relation to a robbery in the downtown core.

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, shortly after noon, a man entered a business on York Street and selected a bottle of liquor, concealing it under his clothing. He proceeded to leave the store without making any attempt to pay for the item, and was approached by security.

The suspect produced a knife, and fled the area on a bicycle.

No...