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The Ajax Ride 4 Youth is an annual event organized by Ajax Ward 2 Local Councillor Renrick Ashby and funds raised are for a scholarship for one student from J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate and one from Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School who plan to attend Durham College or the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Two of the five targeted teens were taken to hospital for injuries suffered during the robbery, at about 11:15 p.m. in the vicinity of Harwood Avenue South and Lake Driveway East, Durham police said.
A tense standoff between a knife-wielding Ajax man and Durham police was resolved when the arrival of the K9 unit motivated the man to drop the knife.
The Take Action Leadership Camp for Youth runs from Wednesday, Aug. 20 to Friday, Aug. 22, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. each day at the Carruthers Marsh Pavilion, 55 Ashbury Blvd., Ajax.
Updated: Mon Aug 18, 2014 05:00 am
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