A 21-year-old male was arrested for a carjacking incident and a fail to remain in Oshawa on Tuesday afternoon.
On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at approximately 12:05 p.m. members of Central East Division were dispatched to the area of Simcoe Street South and Olive Avenue for a carjacking. The female victim was attempting to get into her vehicle when she was assaulted and the suspect fled in her white Ford Escape. The suspect was involved in a minor collision on Montrave Street and fled from the scene. The stolen vehicle, which incurred front end damage and was leaking fluids was located in a parking lot on King Street West. Police arrested the suspect nearby.
Nelson KINGSTON, age 21, of No Fixed Address is charged with: Robbery; Posses Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000; Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance; Fail to Remain; Leave Accident Scene – Fail to Give Name/Offer Assistance; Fail to Comply and Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Maves of Central East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3903.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.