Brampton man arrested in relation to bank robberies
Published October 22, 2020 at 10:15 am
Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau have arrested a male in relation to two bank robberies.
Police say on Friday, October 16th, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a suspect entered a financial institution in the area of McLaughlin Road and Bovaird Drive in Brampton.
The suspect approached the teller and produced a handwritten note demanding money, according to police.
The teller complied and turned over a quantity of Canadian currency before the suspect exited the bank and was last seen fleeing on foot, police say.
According to police, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 12:44 p.m., the same suspect attended a financial institution located in the area of Highway 50 and Fogal Road in Brampton.
The suspect attended the teller and produced a handwritten note demanding money and the teller complied and turned over a quantity of Canadian currency, police say.
Through a detailed criminal investigation, the suspect was identified.
On October 21, 2020, at 2:13 p.m., Gaurav Jassal, a 25-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery and wear disguise with intent.
He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3402.
Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising