Update: Arrested – Male and female wanted after violent robbery

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Update (Wednesday, May 20, 2020): According to Kingston Police, on the evening of Monday, May 18, 2020, Eli Vanheddegen, 39, and Gwendalyn Kerr, 31, were located and arrested.

As a result, Vanheddegem was charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public
  • breach of probation

Kerr was charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public

Kingston Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

Original Article:

Kingston Police are searching for two individuals following a violent robbery and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating them.

Police say that the robbery occurred at a Division Street address in the early morning hours of May 10, 2020.  A Kingston Police investigation identified Nina Gwendalyn Kerr, a 31 year old female, Robert Eli Vanheddegem, a 39 year old male, and Joshua Robert Scott, a 29 year old male, as allegedly responsible for committing the robbery. As a result, they are wanted for the alleged offences of Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and being in possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.  Additionally, Vanheddegem was found to be allegedly breaching a condition of his Probation Order. While the exact nature of the weapon was not disclosed, Kingston Police confirmed that the weapon used in this offence was not a firearm.

On May 11, 2020 Scott was arrested, charged with the above offences, and subsequently held for a bail hearing.

Kerr and Vanheddegem have yet to be located and a warrant for their arrest has been issued.  Kingston Police say these individuals should be considered dangerous.  

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding their whereabouts please contact the Kingston Police at 613-549-4660.

In addition, anyone with information regarding the May 10th 2020 robbery are asked to contact the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit or Detective Constable Scott Huffman at 613-549-4660 ext 6322 or via email at [email protected]

Alternatively, the public can also provide tips anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.

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