Crash in Mississauga Leads to Arrest of Four Armed Robbery Suspects


Police made four arrests following an early morning armed robbery in the city of Burlington.

Around 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, three male suspects entered the Becker's convenience store at Brant Street and Upper Middle Road.

The males had their faces concealed and one brandished a firearm.

"The three males robbed the lone clerk of a quantity of money, cigarettes and lottery tickets, prior to leaving the area in a motor vehicle being driven by a fourth unknown suspect," police say.

At 6:17 a.m., Peel Regional Police notified Halton Police of a collision involving the same vehicle in Mississauga.

Officers attended the area and arrested four youths believed to be responsible for the robbery.

A quantity of stolen property was recovered and no injuries were reported in the crash or the robbery.

"Custody of the youths was transferred to members of the Halton Regional Police Service, who are continuing the investigation," police say.

All four youths are being held pending a bail hearing and are facing charges including robbery with a firearm and wearing a disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence.

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