11-year-old girl and 2 teens arrested in stabbing and carjacking in Brampton

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Published April 11, 2024 at 12:30 pm

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An 11-year-old girl is one of three young people arrested in a carjacking and stabbing in Brampton.

Four young people allegedly used social media to lure a person to a high school parking lot near Kennedy Road and Queen Street in Brampton on Feb. 22, Peel Regional Police said in a press release today (April 11).

Once the victim exited his vehicle, four young people emerged from the back of the lot and accosted him, police said.

They produced a knife and demanded his keys and vehicle, police added.

The victim was struck in the head and stabbed in the leg, police said. The suspects then fled in the victim’s vehicle.

The victim was treated in hospital and their injuries were not life-threatening.

After an extensive investigation, police said they located and arrested three young people, including an 11-year-old girl who was released due to her age.

Police have issued a warrant for a fourth young person and are making ongoing efforts to locate him. The victim’s vehicle has been recovered.

A 13-year-old girl from Mississauga has been charged with robbery and assault causing bodily harm.

A 16-year-old boy from Brampton has been charged with robbery, wearing a disguise with intent, and assault causing bodily harm.

A warrant has been issued for a 17-year-old boy from Brampton wanted for robbery and assault causing bodily harm.

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act police cannot identify the young people charged.

This investigation remains ongoing, and police anticipate more charges could be laid.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410.

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca

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