Botched armed robbery ends in arrest for Brampton man: police


Published February 17, 2023 at 1:34 pm

A man from Brampton has been charged after what police say was a failed armed robbery at a business in Bolton on Thursday.

The Caledon OPP says officers were alerted to an armed robbery in progress at a business on Queen St. South in Bolton around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 16).

But when police officers arrived on the scene police say the suspect had already been restrained by a Good Samaritan. Police have not said what type of weapon was allegedly used during the hold-up.

At least one person suffered minor injuries during the attempted robbery but police did not give any details on who was injured. A 22-year-old from Brampton was arrested at the scene and has been hit with a total of eight charges related to the botched robbery.

Dushyant Sunder, 22, of Brampton has been charged with armed robbery and seven other offences.

The suspect was held for a Bail Hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and investigators are looking for any videos or photographs that may have been taken in the area around the time of the incident. Images and videos can be submitted by visiting

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Caledon OPP at 905-584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.

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