16-year-old arrested in attempted murder case in Brampton


Published October 20, 2023 at 7:30 am

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Police have charged a 16-year-old in connection with an attempted murder in Brampton.

The incident dates back to Aug. 23 when police responded to a report of a stabbing in a mall near Queen Street and Dixie Road in Brampton, Peel Regional Police said in a press release.

A youth was found with multiple stab wounds and transported to hospital. His injuries were considered serious yet non-life threatening.

Police said there were reports of an altercation between a youth and the victim before the stabbing. The youth fled the area.

The suspect and the victim are known to each other, police said.

Police obtained a search warrant for a Brampton home and arrested a 16-year-old male suspect on Oct. 17. He was charged with attempted murder. The youth cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

He was held pending a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

This remains an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information can call investigators from the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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