Charges laid in rash of armed robberies in Mississauga, Brampton and Halton

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Published February 8, 2024 at 1:02 pm

Armed robberies arrests in Mississauga, Brampton and Halton
David Nakale, of Mississauga, and Aaron Wisniewski, of Brampton, are facing a rash of armed robbery charges. (Photo: Peel Regional Police)

Two men are facing a rash of armed robbery charges after numerous convenience stores in Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto and Halton were held up at gunpoint in a two-and-a-half-week span.

Robbery investigators with Peel Regional Police said the armed holdups occurred between this past Dec. 30 and Jan. 16 and in each case the culprits wore disguises and carried guns.

Police added in a news release today that the bandits “demanded money and lottery tickets during the robberies.”

None of the victims involved in any of the incidents suffered any physical injuries, according to police.

Peel investigators said that in collaboration with Toronto Police and Halton Regional Police, two men were arrested.

David Nakale, 25, of Mississauga, is charged with five counts of robbery with a firearm and five counts of wearing a disguise.

He appeared in Brampton court for a bail hearing on Jan. 23.

Aaron Wisniewski, 23, of Brampton, is charged with seven counts of robbery with a firearm and seven counts of wearing a disguise.

He appeared in Brampton court for a bail hearing on Wednesday.

Police say they anticipate more charges being laid as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators with the Peel police Central Robbery Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 3410, or call Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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