Man Arrested Following Armed Robbery in Mississauga

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Police have made an arrest in connection to a recent robbery.

The incident happened at 3:40 a.m. on Friday, August 24 at a Mississauga hotel.

The suspect allegedly approached the victim, a 16 year old female from Toronto, produced a handgun, and demanded money.

Police attended the scene and arrested the suspect in the hotel’s parking lot. A Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum long barrel revolver was seized, police report.

Toronto man Bekele Bedada, 19, is charged with robbery and numerous firearm-related offences.

Bedada appeared at court for a bail hearing the same day.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 905-453-2121, ext. 1233.

Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police

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