Mississauga, Brampton teens face 56 charges in connection to pharmacy robberies

Published June 20, 2022 at 9:12 am

Three teens from Mississauga and Brampton are facing a long list of charges in connection to a series of robberies at pharmacies throughout the Peel Region.

According to police, the arrests happened earlier this month when on the evening of June 9, three suspects were reportedly seen driving around in a stolen Toyota Corolla in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Central Parkway East in Mississauga.

Police allege the vehicle had been stolen from York Region on June 7 and was used in a robbery at a pharmacy in Brampton that same day.

When the car was located and stopped in Mississauga, Peel police said the occupants were donning masks and clothing in an effort to conceal their identities. Police said they were able to safely arrest the trio of suspects ahead of another robbery.

Investigators believe that this group is involved in other pharmacy robberies that took place throughout the Region of Peel on May 24, and June 1, 2, 7 and 9.

A total of 56 charges have been laid against the three teens.

A 14-year-old male youth from Mississauga has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3
  • Wear Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x7
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x4

A 17-year-old male youth from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by crime
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3
  • Wear Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x6
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x3

A 16-year-old male youth from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3
  • Wear disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x6
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x3

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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