Man arrested following armed carjacking incident in Mississauga

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A man is facing charges in connection with a carjacking incident that recently took place in Mississauga. 

Peel police say that on May 4, 2020, a woman was approached by a man with a handgun after parking her vehicle at a residential complex in the Oscar Peterson Boulevard and Eglinton Avenue West area. Police allege the suspect demanded her car keys and then fled the area in her vehicle.

At 1:30 p.m., the suspect, still operating the vehicle, was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle collision on the 403 near Matheson Boulevard in Mississauga.

Police say the suspect fled the scene on foot.

After a brief search, police located and arrested the accused in the Kennedy Road and Matheson Boulevard area.

Police allege a loaded .40 caliber handgun was recovered.

Police say 22-year-old Toronto man Suhay Ahmed was charged with a number of offences, including robbery, unauthorized possession of a firearm, disguise with intent and more. 

He was held for a bail hearing and appeared in court on May 5.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators in the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. 

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