Brampton school on ‘hold and secure’ after reports of man with a handgun
Published February 8, 2022 at 9:20 am
Police placed two Brampton schools on hold and secure after a man was reportedly threatened with a handgun on Tuesday (Feb. 8).
Just before 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police say a transportation driver was giving a man and a woman a ride to Archdekin Drive and Barkwood Court in Brampton.
When the driver arrived at the destination, police say the pair refused to pay and brandished a handgun.
The suspects reportedly fled on foot.
Police say the driver was uninjured in the incident, and officers are searching for the suspects.
The individuals are described as a black male wearing black clothing and carrying a black handgun, and a white female wearing a white sweater and has a cast on her leg.
Police placed Harold Loughlin Public Elementary School and Father C W Sullivan CES were on a hold and secure order as a precaution, but the orders have since been lifted.
The suspects are still outstanding, and police continue to investigate.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact Peel Regional Police at (905)-453-3311 or contact CrimeStoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visiting crimestoppers.ca.
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– Archdekin Dr/Barkwood Ct in #Brampton
– Transportation provider dropped off a female and a male to above location
– Suspects refused to pay and brandished a hand gun
– Both fled on foot
– More info as received
– C/R at 8:26 a.m.
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) February 8, 2022