65 robberies, 21 with guns in Mississauga and Brampton in last 30 days
Published February 12, 2023 at 1:08 pm
January was a busy month for Peel Regional Police, who had to investigate close to 70 instances of robberies in Mississauga and Brampton.
From Jan. 11 to Feb. 11, there were 38 robberies in Mississauga and 27 in Brampton, for a total of 65 across both cities.
Police data shows that 21 out of the total robberies in January involved a firearm.
Regarding the police investigations into these incidents, 24 are considered solved, 39 are ongoing, and 20 of these robberies are listed as “unsolved.”
The following map shows where these incidents took place:
Last month (Jan. 2023) there was an incident where three men with a gun robbed a pharmacy in Mississauga and four suspects including two 17-year-olds were later arrested and several charges were placed.
Although robberies continue to happen daily in Mississauga and Brampton the numbers have gone down compared to the end of 2022.
From Dec. 11, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2023, there were 73 reported robberies. Of that amount only 31 cases were solved, while 39 are ongoing, and 3 remain unsolved.
In these robberies there were 20 weapons which were firearm related, making it just one less than January and February.
The areas in Mississauga where repeated robberies seem to happen are Dixie Rd, Airport Rd and Dundas St, whereas for Brampton it’s Main St.
As of Feb. 12, 2023, no robberies with a firearm in Mississauga or Brampton have been reported.
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