Suspects sought in armed holdup of two young girls in St. Catharines

Police are searching for three suspects after two young women were attacked in the parking lot of an abandoned factory in St. Catharines.

Police say it happened just before 11:00 last night in the Yale Crescent area.

The two victims were approached by one suspect armed with a knife who demanded one of the girl's turn over her backpack.

All three suspects had their faces concealed.

One of the victims suffered a minor injury to her left arm.

Police are searching for three white males between the ages of 15 and 18.

Anyone with information is urged to call the 1 District Criminal Investigations Branch at 905-688-4111 ext. 4307 or ext. 4358